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Ray, Satyajit 1921-1992

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Most widely held works by Satyajit Ray
Pather panchali = Song of the little road by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

145 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of Ray's trilogy in which Apu, a young boy lives in a small Bengal village with his parents, his sister and aged aunt on the borderline of poverty
Aparājito = The unvanquished by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

127 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After living awhile in Benares, 10 year old Apu and his mother move in with her uncle in a small Bengali village. Apu enters a local school, where he does well. By the time he graduates, he has a scholarship to study at a college in Calcutta. So off he goes. His mother is torn by his leaving, and by his growing independence. She loves her son very much and wants him to succeed, but she does not want to be left alone." IMDB
Apur sansar = The world of Apu by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

110 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of Apu, a struggling writer who, visiting the wedding of a friend's sister, finds himself the bridegroom when the husband-to-be is discovered to be insane. Apu's wife soon dies in childbirth and the shattered Apu, refusing to see his son, leaves to wander alone through the country. Several years later Apu's friend hunts him down and convinces him to return to his son
Our films, their films by Satyajit Ray( Book )

48 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian moviemaker's views on cinematic trends and the film industry; articles and lectures
Shatranj ke khilari = Chess players by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

61 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray brings an extra dimension to the merging of fact with fiction in the historical genre of the Indian cinema. While the East India Co. completes a bloodless takeover of an independent Indian state in 1856, two nawabs obsessively play chess. The dividing line between the personal and the political progressively narrows
Ghare-bāire by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both a romantic-triangle tale and a philosophical take on violence in times of revolution, The Home and the World, set in early twentieth-century Bengal, concerns an aristocratic but progressive man who, in insisting on broadening his more traditional wife's political horizons, drives her into the arms of his radical school chum. Satyajit Ray had wanted to adapt Rabindranath Tagore's classic novel to the screen for decades. When he finally did in 1984, he fashioned a personal, exquisite film that stands as a testament to his lifelong love for the great writer. Additional Reading: http://www.criterion.com/current/posts/3015-eclipse-series-40-late-ray
Mahanagar = The big city by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calcutta in the early 1960's. Bhambal supports his wife Arati, his parents, and two children. Money is tight, so Arati goes to work. She's successful and enjoys it, but this untraditional step throws the household into chaos: her in-laws initiate a "cold war" of silence and approbation. When Bhambal loses his job, her working is essential; he loses self respect, and the gulf between them widens. Arati questions whether to keep her daughter in school. At work, her friendship with Edith, a Euro-Indian who smokes, swears, and uses lipstick, brings Arati close to impertinence with her genial boss. Her job is imperiled, she acts impulsively, and who will understand her actions?
The Apu trilogy by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two decades after its original negatives were burned in a fire, Satyajit Ray's breathtaking milestone of world cinema rises from the ashes in a meticulously reconstructed new restoration of a family saga. Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) follows a poor Bengali family living in a village. The boy Apu's development grows as he witnesses the protection of family members' reputations, the relationship of the family group to an elderly 'aunt', and the first confrontations with death. 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. Aparajito (The Unvanquished) follows Apu and his encounter with the school system in Benares, and later with the intellectual life at university in Calcutta. Apur Sansar (The World of Apu) shows Apu drawn into marriage out of regard for friendship and for Hindu custom, but ending in his realization of his deep love for his wife. They experience happiness together for one year, until she dies in childbirth and he is left desolate, the stricken father of an unwanted child
Āgantūka = the Stranger by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

41 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anila, wife of Sudhindra Bose, receives a letter purported to be from her maternal uncle who had left home 35 years ago, and was apparently coming backhome from abord [sic] for the first time
Devi by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

50 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Goddess (originally titled 'Devi'), Doyamoyee is left alone with her husband's ageing father-in-law, a devoted follower of the goddess Kali. One evening, the aging widower she cares for has a dream that she is an avatar of Kali, and must be worshipped. Word spreads, and others come to believe that she is an incarnation of the deity. Hearing this alarming news, her husband, Umprasad, returns only to find Doyamoyee herself beginning to believe that she is an avatar; a belief which soon turns to tragedy
Shakespeare Wallah by James Ivory( Visual )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry
Ganaśhatru by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

42 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Satyajit Ray's absorbing contemporary adaptation of a play by Henrik Ibsen, a good-hearted doctor discovers that the serious illness befalling the citizens of his small Bengali town may be due to a contamination of the holy water at the local temple
The unicorn expedition, and other fantastic tales of India by Satyajit Ray( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories by Satyajit Ray( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aśani-saṃketa = Distant thunder by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

28 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The focal characters of Ray's film, set in a Bengali village in 1943, are Ganga, a young and somewhat pompous Brahmin, and his wife Ananga. Having just settled in the village, Ganga is comically self-conscious of his roles as priest, teacher, doctor, and wise man conferred upon him by caste. When Ananga asks him if he really can ward off a cholera outbreak through spells for which neighboring hamlets will pay handsomely, he replies that in addition to spells, he will also pass on the practical information from his hygiene encylopedia. Village tranquility is ruptured, however, as the reverberations of World War II intrude. As the war-induced rice shortage becomes acute, life-long trusts are betrayed and civil order disintegrates. The scramble to survive humiliates some of Ray's characters but enobles others, including Ganga who undergoes a radical and moving political conversion. The village becomes a microcosm for the wider sufferings of India, giving weight to the statistic given at the end that over 5 million people died at the time. (Does not circulate)
The Apu trilogy by Satyajit Ray( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and Bengali and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1950s, Satyajit Ray caught the attention of film enthusiasts all over the world with the Apu Trilogy. This work presents the scripts of these films in their entirety along with extensive interviews with Ray himself
The Darjeeling Limited : original soundtrack by Peter Sarstedt( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soundtrack to the 2007 motion picture release "The Darjeeling Limited," featuring twenty-two songs by various performers, including "Where Do You Go To," "Bombay Talkie," and "This Time Tomorrow."
Nayak by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

33 editions published between 1964 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful movie actor faces the hollowness of life underneath the veneer of glamor and success
My years with Apu by Satyajit Ray( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author's memoir about production of his first three films
The music room( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Bengali and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Satyajit Ray brilliantly evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat desperately clinging to his way of life. His greatest joy is the music room in which he has hosted lavish concerts over the years, now a shadow of its former vivid self. An incandescent depiction of the clash between tradition and modernity, and a showcase for some of India's most popular musicians of the day, The Music Room is a defining work by the great Bengali filmmaker
 
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Rai, Sathyajith 1921-1992

Ray S.

Ray S. 1921-1992

Ray, Satyajit

Ray, Satyajit 1921-1992

Ray, Satyajit 1922-

Rāẙa, Satyajit̲

Rāẏa, Satyajiṯ 1921-1992

Rāẏa, Satẏajit̲a

Rāẏa, Satyajita 1921-1992

R̲ē, Satyajit

Ṟē, Satyajit 1921-1992

Rej, Sat'âdžit

Rej, Satʹjadžit 1921-1992

Rey Satyajit

Satjadžit Raj

Satjadžitas Rėjus

Satjadžits Rejs

Satyacit Ray

Satyajit Ray.

Satyajit Ray 1921-1992

Satyajit Ray cineasta indio

Satyajit Ray director de cine indio

Satyajit Ray Film maker, writer

Satyajit Ray Indiaas filmregisseur (1921-1992)

Satyajit Ray Indian author, poet, composer,lyricist, filmmaker

Satyajit Ray Indian filmmaker

Satyajit Ray Indiano nga agar-aramid ti pelikula

Satyajit Ray indický režisér

Satyajit Ray indischer Filmregisseur

Satyajit Ray Pembuat film India

Satyajit Ray réalisateur, écrivain et compositeur indien bengali

Satyajit Ray regista indiano

Satyajit Rē

Satyajit R̲ē 1921-1992

Satyajita Rāẏa

Satyajita Rāẏa 1921-1992

Σατιατζίτ Ράι Ινδός σκηνοθέτης

Рай, Сатьяджит

Рей С

Рей, С 1921-1992

Сат’яджыт Рай

Сатьяджит Рай

Сатьяджит Рай бенгальський індійський режисер кіно

Сатьяджит Рай индийский кинорежиссёр

Сатьяджит Рей

Сатяджит Рей

Сатјађит Рај

Сацьяджыт Рэй

Սաթյաջիտ Ռայ

סאטיאדזשיט ריי

סטיאג'יט ריי

راي، ساتيا جيت، 1921-1992

ساتياجيت راى

ساتياجيت راي

ساتياجيت راي، 1921-1992

ساتیاجیت رای تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، آهنگساز، نویسنده، و کارگردان هندی

ساتیاجیت ڕای

ستیہ جیت رائے

ستیہ جیت راۓ

राय, सत्यजित

राय सत्यजित 1921-1992

सत्यजित रे

सत्यजित राय

सत्यजित राय 1921-1992

सत्यजित राय भारतीय लेखक, कवि, संगीतकार, गीतकार, फिल्म निर्माता

রায় সত্যজিত 1921-1992

রায়, সত্যজিৎ

সত্যজিত রায়

সত্যজিত রায় 1921-1992

সত্যজিৎ রায় ভারতীয় লেখক, কবি, সুরকার, গীতিকার, চলচ্চিত্র নির্মাতা

সত্যজিৎ ৰায়

ਸੱਤਿਆਜੀਤ ਰਾਏ

સત્યજીત રે

ସତ୍ୟଜିତ ରାୟ

சத்யஜித் ராய்

సత్యజిత్ రే

ಸತ್ಯಜಿತ್ ರೇ

ಸತ್ಯಜಿತ್ ರೇ ಭಾರತದ ಚಿತ್ರ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕ

സത്യജിത് റേ

സത്യജിത് റേ ഇരുപതാം നൂറ്റാണ്ടിലെ ഏറ്റവും മികച്ച ചലച്ചിത്രസംവിധായകരിൽ ഒരാളായാണ് സത്യജിത്ത് റേ

සත්‍යජිත් රායි

สัตยาจิต เรย์

ဆက်ရာဂျစ် ရေး

სატიაჯიტ რაი

레이, 사티야지트 1921-1992

사티야지트 레이

サタジット・レイ

ラエ, ショットジト

レイ, サタジット

薩耶哲雷

萨蒂亚吉特·雷伊

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Our films, their filmsMahanagar = The big cityDeviThe Apu trilogyMy years with ApuPortrait of a director: Satyajit RayThe cinema of Satyajit Ray : between tradition and modernity