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Ray, Satyajit 1921-1992

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posthumous Publications by Satyajit Ray, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Satyajit Ray
Apur sansar The world of Apu by Satyajit Ray ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of Apu, a struggling writer who, visiting the wedding of a friend's sister, finds himself the bridegroom when the husband-to-be is discovered to be insane. Apu's wife soon dies in childbirth and the shattered Apu, refusing to see his son, leaves to wander alone through the country. Several years later Apu's friend hunts him down and convinces him to return to his son
Our films, their films by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
38 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Indian moviemaker's views on cinematic trends and the film industry; articles and lectures
Aparājito The unvanquished by Satyajit Ray ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of the poor Bengali country boy, Apu, and his encounter with the school system in Benares and later with the intellectual life at the university in Calcutta
Pather panchali Song of the little road by Satyajit Ray ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in Bengali and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor Bengali family survives in a village but wider horizons tempt the father. The protection of family members' reputations, the relationship of the family group to an elderly 'aunt', and first confrontations with death contribute to the early development of the boy Apu. His father's dreams prevail over the objections of his mother so that at the end of the film the family moves to the big city of Benares
Shatranj ke khilari Chess players by Satyajit Ray ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kingdom of Oudh has a gently decadent Nawab (king), who is busy being a poet, composer, singer, dancer, and choreographer, but not a ruler. Mirza and Mir are old friends, living in the capital city off ancestral wealth and taxes on their lands. As the king is obsessed with his artistic endeavors, the friends are obsessed with shatranj (chess). In 1856, the East India Company sends General Outram, the British Resident of Lucknow, to take over the kingdom, under the charge of misrule. The king dithers, the friends play chess. British troops march into the city; the king surrenders without a fight, and the friends remove to a distant village so they can play in peace
The music room ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With The Music Room (Jalsaghar), Satyajit Ray brilliantly evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat (the beloved actor Chhabi Biswas) desperately clinging to a fading 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, The Music Room is a defining work by the great Bengali filmmaker"--Container
Charulata by Satyajit Ray ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Neglected by her ambitious journalist husband, the lonely Charulata (Madhabi Mukherjee) befriends his cousin (Soumitra Chatterjee), an aspiring writer, and almost inevitably their feelings for each other begin to deepen."--Container
The Apu trilogy by Satyajit Ray ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the moving saga of Apu and his family in India
Shakespeare Wallah by James Ivory ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry
Devi ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Goddess (originally titled 'Devi'), Doyamoyee is left alone with her husband's ageing father-in-law, a devoted follower of the goddess Kali. One evening, the aging widower she cares for has a dream that she is an avatar of Kali, and must be worshipped. Word spreads, and others come to believe that she is an incarnation of the deity. Hearing this alarming news, her husband, Umprasad, returns only to find Doyamoyee herself beginning to believe that she is an avatar; a belief which soon turns to tragedy
The unicorn expedition, and other fantastic tales of India by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mahanagar = The big city ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in Bengali and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in mid-1950s Calcutta and directed by Satyajit Ray, this story follows the personal triumphs and frustrations of Arati, who decides, despite the initial protests of her bank-clerk husband, to take a job to help support their family. With remarkable sensitivity and attention to the details of everyday working-class life, Ray gradually builds a powerful human drama that is at once a hopeful morality tale and a commentary on the identity of the contemporary Indian woman
Charulata The lonely wife by Satyajit Ray ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in Bengali and English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of a publisher tries to find a way out of her confining domestic situation
The Darjeeling Limited original soundtrack ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The soundtrack to the 2007 motion picture release "The Darjeeling Limited," featuring twenty-two songs by various performers, including "Where Do You Go To," "Bombay Talkie," and "This Time Tomorrow."
Pathera pān̐cālī ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Bengali and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor Bengali family survives in a village but wider horizons tempt the father. The protection of family members' reputations, the relationship of the family group to an elderly 'aunt', and first confrontations with death contribute to the early development of the boy Apu. His father's dreams prevail over the objections of his mother so that at the end of the film the family moves to the big city of Benares
Pather panchali Song of the road ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1954 and 1996 in Bengali and English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a poor family in India and the misfortunes that befall them. The first film in the Apu trilogy
Ghare-bāire ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Bengali and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the winter of 1907-1908 in Bengal, widespread terrorism is rampant. A beautiful and sheltered woman's love is tested when her husband invites his boyhood friend to stay at their home while organizing a boycott of British goods. Much to her husband's dismay, she not only falls in love with his friend but also joins his quest for political justice
Stories by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chess players : and other screenplays by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phatik Chand : a novel by Satyajit Ray ( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Rai, Sathyajith 1921-1992
Ray, Satyajit
Ray, Satyajit 1921-1992
Ray, Satyajit 1922-
Rāẏa, Satyajiṯ 1921-1992
Rāẏa, Satyajita 1921-1992
Ṟē, Satyajit 1921-1992
Rej, Satʹjadžit 1921-1992
Satyajit Ray.
Satyajit Ray 1921-1992
Satyajit R̲ē 1921-1992
Satyajita Rāẏa 1921-1992
راي، ساتيا جيت، 1921-1992
ساتياجيت راي، 1921-1992
राय सत्यजित 1921-1992
सत्यजित राय 1921-1992
রায় সত্যজিত 1921-1992
সত্যজিত রায় 1921-1992
ラエ, ショットジト
レイ, サタジット
Languages
Bengali (256)
English (206)
Hindi (16)
Urdu (12)
French (12)
Italian (6)
Spanish (5)
Indic (4)
Japanese (2)
Russian (1)
Indonesian (1)
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