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aka Pikoo’s Day 1980 26’ col Bengali d/s/m Satyajit Ray pc Henri Fraise c Soumendu Roy lp Arjun Guha-Thakurta, Aparna Sen, Soven Lahiri, Promod Ganguly, Victor Bannerjee

Short film made as a companion piece for Sadgati (1981). It is a sad fairy-tale about an upper-class Bengali family seen through the eyes of the little boy Pikoo (Guha-Thakurta). One afternoon, Pikoo’s father discovers that his wife (A. Sen) is having an affair. The mother makes love to her boyfriend (V. Bannerjee) while the grandfather (Ganguly) dies of a heart attack in another room and Pikoo sketches flowers in the garden with his new crayons.