THE CLAY BIRD (2002) SBS ONE, 1PM, PG, DRAMA

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Set in East Pak­istan (now Bangladesh) in the late ’60s, a home­o­pathic doc­tor (Jayanto Chat­topad­hyay) lives with his long-suf­fer­ing wife, two chil­dren and his brother. A de­voted Mus­lim, the doc­tor sends his son (Nu­rul Is­lam Bablu) to school to re­ceive a fun­da­men­tal­ist ed­u­ca­tion. How­ever, the boy’s un­cle’s in­volve­ment with the demo­cratic move­ment brings about tragic cir­cum­stances when the fam­ily is swept up in civil war. Filmed in a doc­u­men­tary style, di­rec­tor

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