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The Resource Meghe ḍhākā tārā, written, produced and directed by Ritwik Ghatak

Meghe ḍhākā tārā, written, produced and directed by Ritwik Ghatak

Label
Meghe ḍhākā tārā
Title
Meghe ḍhākā tārā
Statement of responsibility
written, produced and directed by Ritwik Ghatak
Title variation
Cloud-capped star
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ben
  • eng
  • ben
  • ben
Summary
Tells the story of a family that has been uprooted by the Partition of India and come to depend on its eldest daughter, the self-sacrificing Neeta. She watches helplessly as her own hopes and desires are pushed aside time and again by those of her siblings and parents, until all her chances for happiness evaporate, leaving her crushed and ailing
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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SuUTbWK59MM
Credits note
Director of photography, Dinen Gupta ; editor, Ramesh Joshi ; art director, Rabi Chattopadhyay ; musical direction, Jyotirindra Moitra; "On that night" written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
In Bengali with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C568 2019
PerformerNote
Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya, Gita Dey, Gita Ghatak, Dwiju Bhawal, Niranjan Ray
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-1976
  • 1933-
  • 1929-1996
  • -2008
  • 1915-1978
  • 1931-2011
  • 1931-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ghatak, Ritwikkumar
  • Supriẏā Debī
  • Chatterjee, Anil
  • Mukherjee, Gyanesh
  • Bhaṭṭācārya, Bijana
  • Dey, Gita
  • Ghatak, Gita
  • Gupta, Dinen
  • Joshi, Ramesh
  • Chatterjee, Ravi
  • Moitra, Jyotitindra
  • Bhaskar, Ira
  • Rājaguru, Śaktipada
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
127
Series statement
The Criterion colleciton
Series volume
993
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Single women
  • Refugees
  • Parent and adult child
  • Happiness
  • Self-sacrifice
  • Bengal (India)
  • Families
  • Happiness
  • India
Technique
live action
Label
Meghe ḍhākā tārā, written, produced and directed by Ritwik Ghatak
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/402/000000000012402038.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from screen and credits from subtitles and container. Title and credits in Bengali script
  • From a story by Shaktipada Rajguru
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Aspect ratio 1.37:1
  • Special features: New 2K digital restoration, undertaken in partnership with the Film Foundation's World Cinema Project and the Cineteca di Bologna, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; new conversation between filmmakers Saeed Akhtar Mirza and Kumar Shahani; stills gallery featuring rare photographs related to director Ritwik Ghatak's life and work, curated by writer and photographer Nabarupa Bhattacharjee; new English subtitle translation; plus: an essay by film scholar Ira Bhaskar
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 17 x 72 folded to 17 x 12 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
Control code
on1108655004
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9781681436210
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515233415
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3059BD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1108655004
System details
Blu-ray; region A; LPCM monoaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Meghe ḍhākā tārā, written, produced and directed by Ritwik Ghatak
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/402/000000000012402038.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from screen and credits from subtitles and container. Title and credits in Bengali script
  • From a story by Shaktipada Rajguru
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Aspect ratio 1.37:1
  • Special features: New 2K digital restoration, undertaken in partnership with the Film Foundation's World Cinema Project and the Cineteca di Bologna, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; new conversation between filmmakers Saeed Akhtar Mirza and Kumar Shahani; stills gallery featuring rare photographs related to director Ritwik Ghatak's life and work, curated by writer and photographer Nabarupa Bhattacharjee; new English subtitle translation; plus: an essay by film scholar Ira Bhaskar
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 17 x 72 folded to 17 x 12 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
Control code
on1108655004
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9781681436210
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515233415
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3059BD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1108655004
System details
Blu-ray; region A; LPCM monoaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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