Films & Other Videos
Films with: Ghatak, Ritwikkumar
- Cloud-capped star
- Directed by the visionary Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak, tells the story of a family that has been uprooted by the Partition of India and come to depend on its eldest daughter, the self-sacrificing Neeta. She watches helplessly as her own hopes and desires are pushed aside time and again by those of her siblings and parents, until all her chances for happiness evaporate, leaving her crushed and ailing.
- DVD 13191
- Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project.
- 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. Dry summer: "Follows the machinations of an unrepentantly selfish tobacco farmer who builds a dam to prevent water from flowing downhill to his neighbors' crops. ... Alongside this tale ... is one of overheated desire, as a love triangle develops between the farmer, his more decent brother, and the beautiful villager the latter takes as his bride"--Container.
- DVD 10500