Satyajit Ray: creative artist of India

India, 1965

Film
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A behind-the-camera portrait of one of the world’s greatest film makers. Ray himself provides the commentary, in which he talks of his development as a writer and director. In particular, he develops the theme that through the medium of film he has not only reached a greater understanding of his own country, but has also found a greater universal understanding. Illustrated by scenes from The Apu Trilogy.

Credits

production company

Contemporary Films

Indian Government Information Service

producer/director

B.D. Garga

Duration

00:13:50:00

Production places
India
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009438

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture authorship

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - India

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Appreciation

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - India

People → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

People → Ray, Satyajit, 1921-1992

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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