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Title Meghe dhaka tara [videorecording] / production, scenario and direction by Ritwik Ghatak ; Chitrakalpa.
েমেঘ াঢাক াতার [videorecording] .

Imprint London : British Film Institute, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Ben MEG    Available
Description 1 videodisc (122, 10 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1960.
Based on the story by Shaktipada Rajguru.
Credits from subtitles.
Special features include director's biography, Derek Malcolm introduction.
Credits Director of photography, Dinen Gupta ; editor, Ramesh Joshi ; art director, Ravi Chatterjee ; music, Jyotirindra Moitra.
Cast Supriya Choudhury (Nita), Anil Chatterjee (Shankar), Bijon Bhattacharya (father), Gita De (mother), Gita Ghatak (Gita).
Summary "A dark melodrama set in late fifties Calcutta about a refugee family and the struggle of Nita, the oldest daughter, to keep them afloat and together. It is a bitter critique of the family as an institution and also of the harsh social and economic conditions arising from Partition"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, all regions ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Language Bengali dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Women -- India -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Families -- India -- Drama.
India -- History -- Partition, 1947 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, Indic.
Added Author Ghatak, Ritwikkumar, 1925-1976. Producer. Screenwriter. Director.
Supriẏā Debī, 1933- Actor.
Chatterjee, Anil, 1928- Actor.
Bhaṭṭācārya, Bijana, 1915-1978. Actor.
Rājaguru, Śaktipada.
British Film Institute.
Note Title on container: Cloud-capped star
Standard No. 5035673005460
Music No. BFIVD546 British Film Institute
VFC 36019

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