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Author: Aparna Sen; Shabana Azmi; Arun Bannerjee; Kālī Bandyopādhyāẏa
Publisher: Honolulu, HI : Asia Pacific Films, 1989.
Series: Asian film online
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : BengaliView all editions and formats
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The young Brahmin girl (Shabana Azmi) in this story has a disastrous horoscope. In an Indian village in 1828, this can be a real handicap. The fact that she is mute only compounds her difficulties. Her horoscope predicts that she will become a widow at an early age. If this turns out as predicted, in addition to being bad luck for her prospective husbands, it is bad luck for her, as she will, according to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Aparna Sen; Shabana Azmi; Arun Bannerjee; Kālī Bandyopādhyāẏa
OCLC Number: 865004509
Language Note: This edition in Bengali with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Oct. 2, 2013).
Awards: Won 1989 Montréal World Film Festival Special Mention of the Jury
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (111 min.)).
Series Title: Asian film online
Responsibility: directed by Aparna Sen.

Abstract:

The young Brahmin girl (Shabana Azmi) in this story has a disastrous horoscope. In an Indian village in 1828, this can be a real handicap. The fact that she is mute only compounds her difficulties. Her horoscope predicts that she will become a widow at an early age. If this turns out as predicted, in addition to being bad luck for her prospective husbands, it is bad luck for her, as she will, according to the customs of the time, have to commit suttee, sati. That means she will have to be burned alive on her husband's funeral pyre. To avoid this fate, her family has hit upon the appealing strategem of having her marry a banyan tree.

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