The big city

The big city

DVD - 2013 | Bengali
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Set in mid-1950s Calcutta and directed by Satyajit Ray, this story follows the personal triumphs and frustrations of Arati, 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.
Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
Branch Call Number: DVD FOREIGN
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (135 min.) :,sound, black and white ;,4 3/4 in

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