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Pather panchali [videorecording] / presented by the West Bengal Government ; script and direction by Satyajit Ray.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 4554 37684001063848 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Calcutta : Angel Video, p2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes opening title and credits in English.and original title and credits in Bengali.
DVD-video; DVD9; Region free; NTSC; 5.1 surround sound.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LVIS-223 (Menon).
Based on the novel by Bibhutibhushan Banerji.
First in a series known as the Apu trilogy, the 2nd of which is Aparajito (The unvanquished) and the 3rd of which is Apur sansar (The world of Apu).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Includes filmography of director; film awards.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Subrata Mitra ; art, Banshi Chandragupta ; editing, Dulal Dutta ; music, Ravi Shankar.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kanu Banerji, Karuna Banerji, Subir Banerjee, Uma Das Gupta, Subir Banerji, Chunibala.
Summary, etc.:
A poor Bengali family survives in a village but wider horizons tempt the father. The protection of family members' reputations, the relationship of the family group to an elderly 'aunt', and first confrontations with death contribute to the early development of the boy Apu. His father's dreams prevail over the objections of his mother so that at the end of the film the family moves to the big city of Benares.
System Details Note:
DVD-video; DVD9; Region free; NTSC; 5.1 surround sound.
Language Note:
In Bengali; optional subtitles in English.
Subject: Bandyopādhyāẏa, Bibhūtibhūshaṇa, 1896?-1950 > Film adaptations.
Rural families > India > Drama.
Boys > India > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.

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