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The Apu Trilogy (Paperback-2021)

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With Satyajit Ray’s Apu Trliogy―"Pather Panchali" (1955), "Aparajito" (1956) and "Apur Sansar" (1959)―a stirring new cinematic voice was born. Listed among the greatest films of all time, the trilogy follows the unforgettable character of Apu―a free-spirited child in impoverished rural Bengal who, with his passion for creativity and learning, matures into an urban adolescent and, finally, into a complex, sensitive, battered man.First published by Seagull Books in 1985, this updated edition presents the complete film scripts of the three masterpieces, along with an expansive interview with Ray by filmmaker Shyam Benegal, in which Ray talks about early influences, the experience of making the Apu Trilogy, the importance of music, and the portrayal of women in his films as well as other aspects of his craft. Richly illustrated with production stills and numerous sketches by Ray, this volume celebrates a milestone in international cinema and forms an essential document for film enthusiasts across the world.

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Satyajit Ray (1921-1992), India´s best-known filmmaker, is widely credited with ushering in a new era in narrative cinema. His award-winning films combine the cinematic with the literary and the emotional with the intellectual. A true auteur, Ray wrote his own stories and screenplays, designed his sets and costumes, composed music and even operated the camera. His first film, Pather Panchali (The Song of the Road) won him world acclaim. In 1978, the Berlin Film Festival ranked him as one of the three all-time best directors. In 1992 he received an honorary Academy Award for a lifetime achievement. Over his career Ray made 30 features and several shorts and documentaries.

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Product NameThe Apu Trilogy (Paperback-2021)
Original PriceINR 699.00
AuthorSatyajit Ray
PublisherSeagull Books
Publication Year2021
SubjectMusic, Theatre & Films
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