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The Resource Charulata, the RDB Organization ; produced by R.D. Bansal ; screenplay, music, and direction by Satyajit Ray

Charulata, the RDB Organization ; produced by R.D. Bansal ; screenplay, music, and direction by Satyajit Ray

Label
Charulata
Title
Charulata
Statement of responsibility
the RDB Organization ; produced by R.D. Bansal ; screenplay, music, and direction by Satyajit Ray
Title variation
  • Cārulatā
  • Lonely wife
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Distributor
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Lyricist
Production designer
Screenwriter
Writer of added text
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ben
  • eng
  • ben
  • ben
Summary
Set in late 19th-century, pre-independence India, this film is about a woman's artistic and romantic yearning. It is about the lonely wife of a workaholic newspaper editor, Charulata, whose beautiful face masks a burning creativity. When her husband's poet cousin comes to stay with them, Charulata finds herself both inspired by him creatively and dangerously drawn to him physically. A delicate tale of a marriage in jeopardy and a woman taking the first steps toward establishing her own voice
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Cinematography by Subrata Mitra ; production design by Bansi Chandragupta ; edited by Dulal Dutta ; songs, Raja Rammohan Roy, Rabindranath Tagore, Tansen, Baiju Bawra, Joydeb, Nidhubabu
Dewey number
791.43/72
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Language note
In Bengali with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C43 2013
PerformerNote
Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Shailen Mukherjee, Shyamal Ghosal, Gitali Roy, Subrata Sen, Bankim Ghosh
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-1992
  • 1935-
  • 1943-
  • 1963-
  • 1930-2001
  • 1772?-1833
  • 1861-1941
  • -1589
  • 1542-1613
  • 1861-1941
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ray, Satyajit
  • Bansal, R. D.
  • Caṭṭopādhyāẏa, Saumitra
  • Mukhopādhyāẏa, Mādhabī
  • Mukherjee, Sailen.
  • Ghosal, Shyamal
  • Roy, Gitali
  • Sena, Subrata
  • Ghosh, Bankim
  • Mitra, Subrata
  • Chandragupta, Bansi
  • Dutta, Dulal
  • Rammohun Roy
  • Tagore, Rabindranath
  • Tansen
  • Bawra, Baiju
  • Tagore, Rabindranath
  • Biśvāsa, Maināka
  • Chaudhuri, Supriya
  • Bachmann, Gideon
  • Kemp, Philip
  • Robinson, Andrew
  • RDB Organization (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
119
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
669
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tagore, Rabindranath
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Married women
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Charulata, the RDB Organization ; produced by R.D. Bansal ; screenplay, music, and direction by Satyajit Ray
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from container
  • "In English, also known as The lonely wife" (cf. Wikipedia)
  • Based on Nastanirh = The broken nest / by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1964
  • Special features: Interviews with the actors (Madhabi Mukherjee and Soumitra Chatterjee); Adapting Tagore (a new interview program, film scholar Moinak Biswas and Bengali cultural historian Supriya Chaudhuri discuss Satyajit Ray's controversial adaptation); Satyajit Ray on progress (archival audio interview with director Satyajit Ray by film journalist Gideon Bachmann). Booklet features essay by critic Philip Kemp and an interview with Ray by his biographer Andrew Robinson
Accompanying material
1 booklet (32 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781604657630
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515109215
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2300D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn851100322
  • (Sirsi) o851100322
  • (OCoLC)851100322
  • 857658
  • 857658
System details
DVD; NTSC; Region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono; 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Charulata, the RDB Organization ; produced by R.D. Bansal ; screenplay, music, and direction by Satyajit Ray
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from container
  • "In English, also known as The lonely wife" (cf. Wikipedia)
  • Based on Nastanirh = The broken nest / by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1964
  • Special features: Interviews with the actors (Madhabi Mukherjee and Soumitra Chatterjee); Adapting Tagore (a new interview program, film scholar Moinak Biswas and Bengali cultural historian Supriya Chaudhuri discuss Satyajit Ray's controversial adaptation); Satyajit Ray on progress (archival audio interview with director Satyajit Ray by film journalist Gideon Bachmann). Booklet features essay by critic Philip Kemp and an interview with Ray by his biographer Andrew Robinson
Accompanying material
1 booklet (32 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781604657630
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515109215
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2300D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn851100322
  • (Sirsi) o851100322
  • (OCoLC)851100322
  • 857658
  • 857658
System details
DVD; NTSC; Region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono; 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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