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Pather panchali = Song of the little road / Sony Pictures Classics in association with the Merchant and Ivory Foundation, Ltd. presents ; written and directed by Satyajit Ray ; produced by the Government of West Bengal.

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Apu trilogy.

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  • ISBN: 0800187628 :
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (113 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1996]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
"Based on the novel Pather Panchali by Bibhutibhusan Banerjee."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Subrata Mitra ; music, Ravi Shankar ; editing, Dulal Dutta.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kanu Banerjee, Karuna Banerjee, Subir Banerjee, Uma Das Gupta, Chunibala Devi, Runki Banerjee, Reba Devi, Aparna Devi, Tulsi Chakravarti.
Summary, etc.:
Story of a rural family cursed with bad luck. Father Hari is a dreamer and poet, while his hard-working wife struggles to feed the family. But Durga, a free-spirited and petty thief, brings tragedy to the family in a moment's carelessness.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated by MPAA.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
In Bengali with English subtitles.
Subject: Bandyopādhyāẏa, Bibhūtibhūshaṇa, 1896?-1950 > Film and video adaptations.
Rural families > India > Drama.
Families > India > Drama.
India > Rural conditions > Drama.
India > Social conditions > Drama.
Bengal (India) > Drama.
Feature films > India.
Motion pictures > India.
Genre: Feature films.

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