Release date1979 (India) ScreenplayMrinal Sen LanguageBengali
WriterMrinal Sen, Amalendu Chakraborty Release date1979 (1979) CastMamata Shankar (Chinu), Sreela Majumdar (Minu), Geeta Sen (Mrs Sen Gupta), Satya Banerjee (Hrishikesh Sen Gupta), Kaushik Sen Similar moviesRelated Mrinal Sen movies
Ek Din Pratidin (English title: "And Quiet Rolls the Dawn") is a 1979 Bengali film directed by Mrinal Sen. The film stars Mamata Shankar, Gita Sen and Sreela Majumdar, among others. It was entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival.
The daughter of an economically middle-class family fails to return home one night. Her family worries, make searches and evolves into a deep crisis, more so because she is the only bread winner in the family. Overcoming the economic and social constraints, the film has a deep underlining of hidden strength.
Gita Sen...Chinu's mother
National Award (1980)- Best Film in Bengali
National Award (1980)- Best Director
National Award (1980)- Best Editing (Gangadhar Naskar)