Big City, The (Criterion) - DVD

Big City, The (Criterion) - DVD

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Description & Features+

The Big City (Mahanagar), set in mid-1950s Calcutta and directed by the great Satyajit Ray (The Music Room), follows the personal triumphs and frustrations of Arati (Madhabi Mukherjee), who decides, despite the initial protests of her bank-clerk husband, to take a job to help support their family. With remarkable sensitivity and attention to the details of everyday working-class life, Ray gradually builds a powerful human drama that is at once a hopeful morality tale and a commentary on the identity of the contemporary Indian woman. SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES • New 2K digital film restoration • New interview with actor Madhabi Mukherjee • Satyajit Ray and the Modern Woman, a new interview program featuring Ray historian Suranjan Ganguly • The Coward (1965), a feature film directed by Ray that also addresses modern female identity and stars Mukherjee and Soumitra Chatterjee • New English subtitle translation • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by scholar Chandak Sengoopta and an interview with Ray from the 1980s by his biographer Andrew Robinson

Specifications+

BoxedSet
No
Cast
Madhabi Mukherjee
Closed captioning
No
English rating
NR
Format
DVD
Language
Foreign
Number of discs
2
Quebec rating
NR
Run time (minutes)
135
Silent
No
Brand
E1 Entertainment
Product Identifiers
Walmart Item #
30754934
SKU
10246046
UPC
71551510941

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