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A river called Titas / A film by Ritwik Ghatak ; Dry summer / A film by Metin Erksan.

Other Title:
At head of title: Martin Scorsese's world cinema project
Publication:
New York, NY : The Criterion Collection, [2013]
Series:
Criterion collection ; 687, 688.
Criterion collection ; 687, 688
World Cinema Project, no. 7
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (156, 90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Kidnapping -- Bangladesh -- Drama.
Fishers -- Bangladesh -- Drama.
Farmers -- Drama.
Water-supply -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Drama.
Language:
Bengali or Turkish dialogue; English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD; full screen presentations; monaural.
Summary:
A River Called Titas: "Concerns the lives of people in fishing villages along the banks of Titas in pre-Partition East Bengal. Focusing on the tragic intertwining fates of a series of fascinating characters, it tells the poignant story of an entire community's vanishing way of life."--Container. Dry Summer: "Follows a selfish farmer who builds a dam to prevent water from flowing downhill to his neighbor's crops, and a love triangle between the farmer, his more decent brother and a beautiful villager."--Container.
Contents:
River called Titas (1973, 156 min., Bengali)
Dry summer (1964 : 90 min., Turkish)
Participant:
A river called Titas: Kabari Choudhury, Roushan Jamil, Prabir Mitra.
Dry summer: Erol Taş, Hülya Koçyiğit, Ulvi Doğan, Hakki Haktan.
Notes:
Title from container.
Contributor:
Ghatak, Ritwikkumar, 1925-1976. , Director
Erksan, Metin, 1929-2012 , Director
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Contains:
Dry summer.
ISBN:
9781604658156 (A River Called Titas)
1604658150 (A River Called Titas)
9781604658163 (Dry summer)
1604658169 (Dry summer)
OCLC:
867735789
Publisher Number:
715515112314
CC2333BDDVD (CC2333BDVD-5, CC2333BDVD-6) The Criterion Collection
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