The Apu Trilogy (Criterion Collection)
Subir Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Pinaki Sen Gupta, Smaran Ghosal. Directed by Satyajit Ray. A boy named Apu in Bengal, India, grows into manhood over the course of three lushly filmed movies that delivered India as a player on the international art-house cinema scene. Thought lost forever after a fire burned the master prints of the films, these films have been lovingly restored from other copies found all over the world. The films include "Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road)" (1955/119 min.), "Aparajito (The Unvanquished)" (1956/110 min.) and "Apur Sansar (The World of Apu)" (1959/105 min.). The Blu-Ray edition features interviews, readings and documentaries by and about the director, actors and crew who made these films. It also includes a booklet of essays by critics Terrence Rafferty and Girish Shambu. In Bengali with English subtitles. 3 DVDs or 3 Blu-ray Discs. B&w/NR/fullscreen.
|Run Time:||341 minutes|