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The cloud-capped star : Meghe ḍhākā tārā, written, produced and directed by Ritwik Ghatak

Label
The cloud-capped star : Meghe ḍhākā tārā
Title
The cloud-capped star
Title remainder
Meghe ḍhākā tārā
Statement of responsibility
written, produced and directed by Ritwik Ghatak
Title variation
Meghe ḍhākā tārā
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Screenwriter
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
Cinematography, Dinen Gupta ; editing, Ramesh Joshi ; 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
  • Gupta, Dinen
  • Moitra, Jyotitindra
  • Joshi, Ramesh
  • Supriẏā Debī
  • Chatterjee, Anil
  • Mukherjee, Gyanesh
  • Bhaṭṭācārya, Bijana
  • Dey, Gita
  • Ghatak, Gita
  • Rājaguru, Śaktipada
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
127
Series statement
The Criterion colleciton
Series volume
993
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rājaguru, Śaktipada
  • Families
  • Single women
  • Refugees
  • Parent and adult child
  • Happiness
  • Self-sacrifice
  • Families
  • Happiness
  • Parent and child
  • Foreign films
  • Bengal (India)
  • India
Technique
live action
Label
The cloud-capped star : Meghe ḍhākā tārā, written, produced and directed by Ritwik Ghatak
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Title from screen and credits from subtitles and container. Title and credits in Bengali script
  • Title from title frame
  • 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; new conversation between filmmakers Saeed Akhtar Mirza and Kumar Shahani; stills gallery; new English subtitle translation; plus, an essay by film scholar Ira Bhaskar
Accompanying material
1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations).
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9781681436227
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515233514
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3060DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1108655126
  • 1914172
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 4:3 presentation; Dolby digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The cloud-capped star : Meghe ḍhākā tārā, written, produced and directed by Ritwik Ghatak
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Title from screen and credits from subtitles and container. Title and credits in Bengali script
  • Title from title frame
  • 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; new conversation between filmmakers Saeed Akhtar Mirza and Kumar Shahani; stills gallery; new English subtitle translation; plus, an essay by film scholar Ira Bhaskar
Accompanying material
1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations).
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9781681436227
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515233514
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC3060DDVD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1108655126
  • 1914172
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 4:3 presentation; Dolby digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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