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The Resource The river, Janus Films ; a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; Kenneth McEldowney presents ; Jean Renoir's production of Rumer Godden's ; Oriental-International Films, Inc. ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir

The river, Janus Films ; a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; Kenneth McEldowney presents ; Jean Renoir's production of Rumer Godden's ; Oriental-International Films, Inc. ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir

Label
The river
Title
The river
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; Kenneth McEldowney presents ; Jean Renoir's production of Rumer Godden's ; Oriental-International Films, Inc. ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Filmmaker
Film producer
Narrator
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the holy Bengal River, around which their daily lives unfold
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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River (Motion picture : 1951)
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Credits note
Production designer, Eugene Lourie ; art director, Bansi Chandragupta ; director of photography, Claude Renoir ; film editor, George Gale ; music and technical advisor, M.A. Partha Sarathy
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
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Language note
Optional SDH English subtitles for the hearing-impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.R582 2015
PerformerNote
Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields, Suprova Mukerjee, Thomas E. Breen, Patricia Walters, Radha, Adrienne Corri ; narration, June Hillman
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  • 1894-1979
  • 1906-2004
  • 1907-1998
  • 1902-2000
  • 1906-1987
  • 1896-1970
  • 1924-2000
  • 1936-
  • 1914-1993
  • 1923-
  • 1921-1992
  • 1952 December 30-
  • 1945-
  • 1907-1998
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  • Renoir, Jean
  • McEldowney, Kenneth
  • Godden, Rumer
  • Swinburne, Nora
  • Knight, Esmond
  • Shields, Arthur
  • Mukerjee, Suprova
  • Breen, Thomas E.
  • Walters, Patricia
  • Burnier, Radha
  • Corri, Adrienne
  • Hillman, June
  • Lourié, Eugene
  • Chandragupta, Bansi
  • Renoir, Claude
  • Gale, George
  • Partha Sarathy, M. A.
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Renoir, Alain
  • Ray, Satyajit
  • Ryan, Paul
  • Christie, Ian
  • Godden, Rumer
  • Janus Films
  • Theatre Guild
  • Oriental-International Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
99
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
276
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  • English
  • Rivers
  • First loves
  • English
  • First loves
  • Manners and customs
  • Social conditions
  • Foreign films
  • Bengal (India)
  • Bengal (India)
  • India
Technique
live action
Label
The river, Janus Films ; a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; Kenneth McEldowney presents ; Jean Renoir's production of Rumer Godden's ; Oriental-International Films, Inc. ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden
  • DVD release of the 1951 motion picture
  • Restored by the Academy Film Archive in cooperation with the British Film Institute and Janus Films
  • Special features: Introduction to the film from 1962 by director Jean Renoir; Martin Scorsese (2004 interview with the filmmaker who was instrumental in the restoration of the film); Around the river (a 2008 documentary about the production of the film, features interviews with actor Radha Burnier, director Jean Renoir's son Alain, and Indian director Satyajit Ray, as well as archival home movies shot by the filmmakers of India); Kenneth McEldowney (audio interview with producer Ken McEldowney from 2000); Jean Renoir: A passage through India (video essay by film writer Paul Ryan on Jean Renoir's approach to filming Rumer Godden's novel and features rare behind-the-scenes stills and location-scouting footage); Trailer. Insert includes essay by film scholar Ian Christie and notes on the film by Renoir
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 (99 min.)
Isbn
9781604659795
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515144216
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2471D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904563061
  • 1895228
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The river, Janus Films ; a presentation of the Theatre Guild ; Kenneth McEldowney presents ; Jean Renoir's production of Rumer Godden's ; Oriental-International Films, Inc. ; screenplay, Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir ; produced by Kenneth McEldowney ; directed by Jean Renoir
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden
  • DVD release of the 1951 motion picture
  • Restored by the Academy Film Archive in cooperation with the British Film Institute and Janus Films
  • Special features: Introduction to the film from 1962 by director Jean Renoir; Martin Scorsese (2004 interview with the filmmaker who was instrumental in the restoration of the film); Around the river (a 2008 documentary about the production of the film, features interviews with actor Radha Burnier, director Jean Renoir's son Alain, and Indian director Satyajit Ray, as well as archival home movies shot by the filmmakers of India); Kenneth McEldowney (audio interview with producer Ken McEldowney from 2000); Jean Renoir: A passage through India (video essay by film writer Paul Ryan on Jean Renoir's approach to filming Rumer Godden's novel and features rare behind-the-scenes stills and location-scouting footage); Trailer. Insert includes essay by film scholar Ian Christie and notes on the film by Renoir
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 (99 min.)
Isbn
9781604659795
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515144216
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2471D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904563061
  • 1895228
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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