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Ghatak, Ritwikkumar 1925-1976

Overview
Works: 120 works in 190 publications in 6 languages and 1,273 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Actor, Producer, Performer, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ritwikkumar Ghatak
 
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Most widely held works by Ritwikkumar Ghatak
Meghe ḍhākā tārā Cloud-capped star ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in Bengali and English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bengali drama about a refugee family in Calcutta in the 1950s, about a sister struggling to support her siblings and her elderly father on the outskirts of the poverty stricken city. The film, widely regarded as a masterpiece, is introduced by Ritaban Ghatak, son of the late director Ritwik Ghatak
Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in Wolof and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trances: "The ... Moroccan band Nass El Ghiwane is the ... subject of this ... musical documentary"--Container
A river called Titas by Ritwikkumar Ghatak( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak's stunningly beautiful, elegiac saga concerns the tumultuous lives of people in fishing villages along the banks of the Titas River in pre-partition East Bengal. Focusing on the tragic intertwining fates of a series of fascinating characters - in particular, the poignant story of an entire community's vanishing way of life
Cinema and I by Ritwikkumar Ghatak( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected writings of an Indian moving-picture director
Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Bengali and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
River called Titas: "A saga ... [of] the tumultuous lives of people in fishing villages along the banks of the Titas River in pre-Partition East Bengal"--Container
Titāsa ekaṭi nadīra nāma A river called Titas ( Visual )
in Bengali and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and destruction of a fishing community on the banks of the River Titas, in East Bengal
Jukti takko aar gappo Logic, debate & story ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in Bengali and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addresses the emotional scars caused by the division of the country into India and Pakistan. An alcoholic embarks on an epic journey through Bengal to reconcile with his wife. He is joined on his adventure by a host of different characters ranging from a Bangladeshi refugee to a union leader
On the cultural "front" : a thesis by Ritwikkumar Ghatak( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the cultural line of the Communist Party of India mobilizing Indian masses through performance of theatrical artist plays
Subarnarekha The golden line ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Bengali and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a Hindu refugee family from East Bengal who struggle to build a new life in Calcutta after being expelled from their predominantly Muslim homeland
Madhumati ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reincarnation and love story with lead actors in multiple roles. A man is forced to take shelter in an abandoned palace and relives a previous life as a manager of the estate
Titash ekti nadir naam = a river called Titas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Bengali and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dry Summer: Follows a selfish farmer who builds a dam to prevent water from flowing downhill to his neighbor's crops, and a love triangle between the farmer, his more decent brother and a beautiful villager
Komal gandhar ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Bengali and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two rival touring theater companies in Bengal
Ritwik Ghatak ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contributed articles on and by Ritwikkumar Ghatak, 1926-1976, Indian film maker and poet; includes transcript of interviews with him
Titāsa ekaṭi nadīra nāma River called Titas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Bengali and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After the independence of Bangaladesh, overwhelmed by the changes in his native land, Ghatak made this, his penultimate feature film, as a grim recognition of the inevitability of change and the terrible cyclical power of loss and resurrection. As Ghatak unfolds the tragic tale of a couple separated by a kidnapping, he also delivers a lyrical account of the speech, rhythms and rituals of a Malo fishing community ... a raw and powerful tale of a drying river and a dying culture".-- Container
Des films du Bengale by Ritwikkumar Ghatak( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nagarik ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Bengali and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family from North Calcutta faces drastic reduction in their circumstances following World War II and Partition
Titas ekti nadir naam ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Bengali and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Overwhelmed by the changes in his native land, Ghatak made this, his penultimate feature film, as a grim recognition of the inevitability of change and the terrible cyclical power of loss and resurrection. As Ghatak unfolds the tragic tale of a couple separated by a kidnapping, he also delivers a lyrical account of the speech, rhythms and rituals of a Malo fishing community ... a raw and powerful tale of a drying river and a dying culture" (container notes)
Ayāntrika Ajaantrik ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Bengali and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bimal, a taxi driver, is dedicated to his old and battered 1920 Chevrolet, despite its unreliability. He takes the car to be a living being and even names the car Jagaddal. Working in a small town in Bihar, Bimal watches the Oraon tribe as they struggle with India's modernization
Titāsa ekaṭi nadīra nāma ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Bengali and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story revolves around the lives and struggle of the socially and economically backward people of a village by the side of a river called Titash supposedly in Bengal, India. The film also portrays conflicts and fight for justice from a gender point of view
Calaccitra, mānusha, ebaṃ āro kichu by Ritwikkumar Ghatak( Book )
in Bengali and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Articles chiefly on Bengali films from West Bengal, India; includes interviews by the author
 
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Alternative Names
Ghatak, Ritwik 1925-1976
Ghatak, Ritwik Kumar
Ghatak Ritwik Kumar 1925-1976
Ghatak, Ritwikkumar
Ghatak, Writwik 1925-1976
Ghaṭaka, Ṛtvika 1925-1976
Ghataka, Rtvikakumara
Ghaṭaka, R̥tvikakumāra 1925-1976
Ritwik Ghatak 1925-1976
Ritwikakumara, Ghataka 1925-1976
Ritwikkumar Ghatak 1925-1976
Languages
Bengali (60)
English (27)
Wolof (3)
French (2)
Hindi (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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