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The Resource The cloud-capped star, production, scenario and direction by Ritwik Ghatak ; production company, Citrakalpa, (videorecording)

The cloud-capped star, production, scenario and direction by Ritwik Ghatak ; production company, Citrakalpa, (videorecording)

Label
The cloud-capped star
Title
The cloud-capped star
Statement of responsibility
production, scenario and direction by Ritwik Ghatak ; production company, Citrakalpa
Title variation
Meghe ḍhākā tārā
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ben
  • eng
  • ben
  • ben
Summary
Directed by the visionary Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak, 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
CaOWLBI
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
PG
Language note
Bengali dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C568 2019
PerformerNote
Supriya Choudhury (Nita); Anil Chatterjee (Shankar); Bijon Bhattacharya (father); Gita De (mother); Gita Ghatak (Gita)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1933-
  • 1915-1978
  • 1928-
  • 1925-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Supriẏā Debī
  • Bhaṭṭācārya, Bijana
  • Chatterjee, Anil
  • Ghatak, Ritwikkumar
  • Rājaguru, Śaktipada
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
127
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
993
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Happiness
  • Parent and child
  • Motion pictures, Bengali
  • Foreign films
  • Foreign language films
  • India
  • India
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The cloud-capped star, production, scenario and direction by Ritwik Ghatak ; production company, Citrakalpa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Aspect ratio 1.37:1
  • Based on the story by Shaktipada Rajguru
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features: New 2K digital restoration; New conversation between filmmakers; Still gallery; New English subtitle translation; Plus, an essay by film scholar
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 minutes)
Isbn
9781681436227
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515233514
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3060DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av05221239
  • 910211
System details
DVD; Aspect ratio 1.37:1, full screen presentation; Monaural
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The cloud-capped star, production, scenario and direction by Ritwik Ghatak ; production company, Citrakalpa, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Aspect ratio 1.37:1
  • Based on the story by Shaktipada Rajguru
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features: New 2K digital restoration; New conversation between filmmakers; Still gallery; New English subtitle translation; Plus, an essay by film scholar
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 minutes)
Isbn
9781681436227
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515233514
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3060DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av05221239
  • 910211
System details
DVD; Aspect ratio 1.37:1, full screen presentation; Monaural
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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