The Big City

The Big City
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Format:  DVD
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1963
  • Label: Criterion
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Disc 1
    • New interview with actor Madhabi Mukherjee
    • Satyajit Ray and the Modern Woman, a new interview with Ray scholar Suranjan Ganguly
    • Satyajit Ray (1974), a documentary short by B.D. Garga
    • Disc 2
    • The Coward (Kapurush, 1965), A short feature by Ray that also addresses modern female identity and stars Mukherjee and Soumitra Chatterjee
    • Plus: A booklet featuring an essay by scholar Chandak Sengoopta and a 1980s interview with Ray by his biographer Andrew Robinson
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Bengali
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

USA Today - 09/26/1997
"...An amazingly topical film..."
A.V. Club - 08/28/2013
"[I]t's magnificent. For one thing, this may be Ray's most formally dazzling movie..." -- Grade: A

Product Description:

When financial liabilities force a traditionally-minded, homebound Indian matriarch to seek work downtown as a saleswoman, she comes to appreciate the opportunity to earn her own money and develop an identity of her own.


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  • Sales Rank: 117,200
  • UPC: 715515109413
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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