Satyajit Ray Collection 2 R2 Ws (Uk Import) -
Releasedatum: 25 augustus 2008
Three more masterpieces of the greatest director India has ever known. This boxset contains Kapurush, Mahapurushi and Joi Saba Felunath. KAPURUSH (The Coward) - Stranded in a small town, screenwriter Amitabha Roy (Soumitra Chatterjee) is astonished to encounter a former lover (Madhabi Mukherjee) now married to the owner of a tea plantation. Recalling his inability to commit to her and the relationship’s resultant breakdown, Roy decides to make amends for the past. . India 1965, Bengali with English subtitles, 122 minutes approx. MAHAPURUSH (The Holy Man) - Ray’s rarely-seen gem is a comedy-drama in which a gullible and religiously devout retiree is completely taken in by a bogus holy man and enlists the charlatan’s help in finding his daughter a husband. But she is being courted by a young man who determines to expose the fraudster. India 1964, Bengali with English subtitles, 115 minutes approx. JOI BABA FELUNATH - Set in the holy city of Benares where Ray had shot ‘Aparajito’ over 20 years previously, this adventure story adapted from Ray’s own novel stars Soumitra Chatterjee as a detective investigating the theft of a priceless gold icon. India 1964, Bengali with English subtitles, 115 minutes approx.
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