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Aśani-saṃketa = Distant thunder

Author: Sarbani BhattacharyaSatyajit RaySoumitra ChatterjiBabita.Sandhya RoyAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : New York Film Annex, [199-?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : HindiView all editions and formats
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A dramatization of World War II famine in India. As the government requisitions the civilian food supply to feed its armies, the common man starves. A Brahmin living in a Bengali village with his beautiful wife must abandon his former aspirations, becoming wiser and more compassionate in the process.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Bibhūtibhūshaṇa Bandyopādhyāẏa; Bibhūtibhūshaṇa Bandyopādhyāẏa
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sarbani Bhattacharya; Satyajit Ray; Soumitra Chatterji; Babita.; Sandhya Roy; Gobinda Chakravarty; Romesh Mukerji; Bibhūtibhūshaṇa Bandyopādhyāẏa; New York Film Annex.
ISBN: 1558810307 9781558810303
OCLC Number: 33257480
Language Note: In Hindi and Bengali with English subtitles.
Notes: Some credits also appear in Bengali script.
Based on the novel by Bibhuti Bhusan Bannerji.
A foreign film (India).
Originally produced as motion picture in 1973.
"Color is weak"--Container.
Copyright dates on cassette and container labels vary.
Credits: Photography, Soumendu Roy; editing, Dulal Dutt.
Cast: Soumitra Chatterji, Babita, Sandhya Roy, Gobinda Chakravarty, Romesh Mukerji.
Awards: Best film, Berlin, 1973.
Description: 1 videocassette (100 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Distant thunder
Ashanti sanket
Responsibility: producer, Sarbani Bhattacharya ; scenario, music and direction, Satyajit Ray.

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A dramatization of World War II famine in India. As the government requisitions the civilian food supply to feed its armies, the common man starves. A Brahmin living in a Bengali village with his beautiful wife must abandon his former aspirations, becoming wiser and more compassionate in the process.

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