Cover image for Apur Sansar
Apur Sansar
Series Number:
Apu Roy (Soumitra Chatterjee), now a young unemployed man, lives in poverty and attempts to be a writer. When his old school friend Pulu (Swapan Mukherjee) convinces him to go on a trip to a family wedding, surprising circumstances end in Apu marrying the bride, Aparna (Sharmila Tagore). Set on being a responsible husband, Apu finds a job and becomes close to his wife, but tragedy strikes, leaving him at yet another crossroads.
General Note:
"New 4K digital restoration, undertaken in collaboration with the Academy Film Archive at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and L'Immagine Ritrovata."

Based on the novel Aparajito by Bibhutibhusan Banerjee.

Production credits from subtitles.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.

1.37:1 aspect ratio.

Special features: New interview program with actors Soumitra Chatterjee and Sharmila Tagore; "The Apu trilogy": a closer look, a new program featuring filmmaker, producer, and teacher Mamoun Hassan; footage of director Satyajit Ray receiving an honorary Oscar in 1992; New programs on the restoration of the Apu trilogy by filmmaker Kogonada.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
The Criterion Collection,
Publication Date:

Publication Information:
[Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]

Call Number:
Holds: Copies: