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Title The cloud-capped star / directed by Ritwik Ghatak ; screenplay, Kamaleswar Mukherjee ; producers, Shrikant Mohta, Mahendra Soni ; Shree Venkatesh Films.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD CLOUD CAPPED STAR    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
stamping rdapm
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
mono rdacpc
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
region 1 rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
Series Criterion colleciton ; 993.
Criterion collection ; 993.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1, aspect ratio 1.37:1 presentation; monaural.
Cast Supriya Choudhury, Saswata Chatterjee, Ananya Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee, Bidipta Chakraborty, Subhasish Mukherjee.
Credits Cinematography, Soumik Haldar ; editor, Raviranjan Maitra ; music, Debajyoti Mishra.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
Title and credits from subtitles and container. Title and credits in Bengali script.
Aspect ratio 1.37:1.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Summary Directed by the visionary Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak, tells the story of a family that has been uprooted by the Partition of India and come to depend on its eldest daughter, the self-sacrificing Neeta. She watches helplessly as her own hopes and desires are pushed aside time and again by those of her siblings and parents, until all her chances for happiness evaporate, leaving her crushed and ailing.
Note Special features: New 2K digital restoration; New conversation between filmmakers; Still gallery; New English subtitle translation; Plus, an essay by film scholar.
Language In Bengali with optional English subtitles.
Subject Families -- India -- Drama.
Parent and child -- India -- Drama.
Happiness -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Ghatak, Ritwikkumar, 1925-1976, film director.
Mukherjee, Kamaleswar, screenwriter.
Mohta, Shrikant, film producer.
Soni, Mahendra, film producer.
Supriẏā Debī, 1933- actor.
Chatterjee Saswata, actor.
Chatterjea, Ananya, actor.
Mishra, Debojyoti, composer (expression)
Shree Venkatesh Films (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Note Bengali title: Meghe Dhaka Tara
Standard No. 715515233514
ISBN 9781681436227
Music No. CC3060DDVD The Criterion Collection
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