Cover image for Aparajito
Title:
Aparajito
Series Number:
784.
Summary:
Young Apu (Pinaki Sengupta), lives with his mother, Sarbajaya (Karuna Bannerjee), and father, Harihar (Karuna Bandyopadhyay), near the Ganges River. When Harihar dies suddenly, Apu and Sarbajaya move to a small village to be near relatives. Eventually, she reluctantly allows her son (now played by Smaran Ghosal) to attend school in Calcutta. As Apu acclimates to life in the city, Sarbajaya struggles with his absence.
General Note:
Based on the novel Aparājita by Bibhutibhusan Banerjee.

Production credits from subtitles.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.

1.37:1 aspect ratio.

Special features include 4K digital restoration, interview with film writer Ujjal Chakraborty, audio recording from 1958 of a coversation between director Satyajit Ray and film historian Gideon Bachmann, making the Apu Trilogy - a video essay by Ray biographer Andrew Robinson, a 1967 half-hour documentary about Ray, and new English subtitle translation.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection,
Publication Date:
2015

1956
ISBN:
9781681430898
Publication Information:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]

©2015
Call Number:
DVD APUTRIL
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