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Charulata, Cārulatā = The lonely wife, Janus Films ; the RDB Organization ; produced by R.D. Bansal ; screenplay, music, and direction by Satyajit Ray

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Charulata, Cārulatā = The lonely wife, Janus Films ; the RDB Organization ; produced by R.D. Bansal ; screenplay, music, and direction by Satyajit Ray
Language
ben
Characteristic
videorecording
Main title
Charulata
Oclc number
855285955
Responsibility statement
Janus Films ; the RDB Organization ; produced by R.D. Bansal ; screenplay, music, and direction by Satyajit Ray
Runtime
119
Series statement
The Criterion collection, 669
Sub title
Cārulatā = The lonely wife
Summary
Set in late 19th-century, pre-independence India, this film is about a woman's artistic and romantic yearning. It is about the lonely wife of a workaholic newspaper editor, Charulata, whose beautiful face masks a burning creativity. When her husband's poet cousin comes to stay with them, Charulata finds herself both inspired by him creatively and dangerously drawn to him physically. A delicate tale of a marriage in jeopardy and a woman taking the first steps toward establishing her own voice
Technique
live action
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CārulatāLonely wife
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