Pather panchali Song of the little road

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Pather panchali Song of the little road
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Angel Video (Firm)
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Angel Video
1 videodisc : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
Includes opening title and credits in English.and original title and credits in Bengali.
Based on the novel by Bibhutibhushan Banerji.
First in a series known as the Apu trilogy, the 2nd of which is Aparajito (The unvanquished) and the 3rd of which is Apur sansar (The world of Apu).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Includes filmography of director; film awards.
Photography, Subrata Mitra ; art, Banshi Chandragupta ; editing, Dulal Dutta ; music, Ravi Shankar.
A poor Bengali family survives in a village but wider horizons tempt the father. The protection of family members' reputations, the relationship of the family group to an elderly 'aunt', and first confrontations with death contribute to the early development of the boy Apu. His father's dreams prevail over the objections of his mother so that at the end of the film the family moves to the big city of Benares.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
presented by the West Bengal Government ; script and direction by Satyajit Ray
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