Goddess

Set in India around the 1830s, the story involves the conflict between orthodox and progressive Hindu religions. A young wife in a wealthy Indian household is deified by her father-in-law who has seen her in a dream as the goddess Durga (Kali). The city soon learns of her imposed divinity and she is...

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Corporate Authors: Satyajit Ray Productions., Mr. Bongo Films (Firm)
Other Authors: Ray, Satyajit, 1921-1992., Tagore, Sharmila., Caṭṭopādhyāẏa, Saumitra, 1935-, Biswas, Sachindranath, 1900-1962., Bannerjee, Karuna., Mukhopādhyāẏa, Prabhātakumāra, 1873-1932.
Language:Bengali
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Summary:Set in India around the 1830s, the story involves the conflict between orthodox and progressive Hindu religions. A young wife in a wealthy Indian household is deified by her father-in-law who has seen her in a dream as the goddess Durga (Kali). The city soon learns of her imposed divinity and she is set up as an idol for worship. She then begins to believe in her immortality and the tension between her duty to the father-in-law's devotion and to her husband's pleas to leave the city soon drive her mad.
Item Description:Satyajit Ray series
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Based on the story 'Devi' by Prabhat Kumar Mukherjee.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
Special features: chapter selection ; interactive menus.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD-9; PAL; All regions; Dolby digital; Full-screen presentation.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Subrata Mitra ; production designer, Bansi Chandragupta ; editor, Dulal Dutta ; music, Alik Akbar Khan.
Published: [London] : Mr Bongo Films, [2009]

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Call Number: PN1995.9.F6713 D485 2009
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