The music room
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 mod...
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|Edition:||Two-DVD special ed.|
|Series:||Criterion collection ;
Music > Social aspects > India > Drama.
|Summary:||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.|
|Item Description:||Credits in Devanagari characters; statements of responsibility from English subtitled opening credits.|
Based on the short story Jalsaghar by Tarasankar Banerji.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
Special features: Disc 1. "For the love of music" interview with author Andrew Robinson (2011); "Mira Nair" interview with filmmaker Mira Nair (2011); "French roundtable" excerpt from French television program 'Linvité de FR3 featuring Satyajit Ray, Michel Ciment, Claude Sautet and host Domique Reznikoff. Disc 2. "Satyajit Ray" documentary film interview by filmmaker Shyam Benegal interviewing Satyajit Ray (131 min., 1984). Booklet: "Distant Music" essay by Philip Kemp; "Winding route to a music room" by Satyajit Ray; "On the music of The music room" interview with Satyajit Ray.
|Physical Description:||2 videodiscs (99 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).|
|Format:||DVD; region 1, NTSC; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.|
|Audience:||MPAA rating: Not rated.|
|Production Credits:||Cinematography by Subrata Mitra ; edited by Dulal Dutta ; music director, Ustad Vilayat Khan ; music performed by Daksinamohan Thakur, Asis Kumar, Robin Majumder, Imrat Hussain Khan ; production design by Bansi Chandragupta ; sound by Durgadas Mitra.|
[Irvington, N.Y.] :
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PN1995.9.F6713 J353 2011
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