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Satyajit Ray - 100th Birth A ...

Genre: Movies | 4 Episodes

Age Description: U/A 13+  PG - Language, Violence

Cast: Satyajit Ray

CONTENT LANGUAGE
Hindi

Celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Indias finest filmmaker Satyajit Ray on EPIC ON Enjoy his deeply moving films that will stir your heart. Watch his globally acclaimed films Agantuk, Ghare Baire and Ganashatru and stream a movie on his mastery in directing, only on EPIC ON

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GANASHATRU
01:35:18

GANASHATRU

The film is an adaptation of a play by Henrik Ibsen: An Enemy of the People. Dr. Ashoke Gupta is the head of a town hospital. Gupta’s younger brother, Nisith, is the head of the committees running the hospital and a temple. Dr. Gupta is convinced that the holy water of the temple is contaminated due to faulty pipe -laying that causes an epidemic in town. He warns his brother Nisith. Nisith, the Industrialist and other town officials reject the idea that holy water might be the cause of the epidemic. Left with no alternative, Dr. Gupta organises a public meeting that is also sabotaged. And Dr. Gupta is proclaimed an enemy of the people.

GHARE BAIRE
02:12:16

GHARE BAIRE

Ghare Baire is symbolic of a philosophical revolution in pre – independent Bengal. Ray brings out the pros cons of the Swadeshi movement through the charismatic Swadeshi leader Sandip who fights for the cause by basing his parasite like existence on Nikhil, a liberal, who urges his wife, Bimala to explore and expand her understanding of the world beyond him. Nikhil quietly pushes Bimala towards discovering her world at the cost of witnessing her falling in love with another man. Ghare Baire is a story of the trials tribulations of the human mind coming to terms with its own learning.

AGANTUK
01:55:02

AGANTUK

Agantuk is Satyajit Ray’s last film and adapted from his short story Atithi, meaning guest. A family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be Anita’s long lost uncle. The initial suspicion with the man slowly dissolves as he regales them with stories of his travels. The family is suspicious of the stranger, believing him to be an imposter with a financial scam to sell, only to find him leave unexpectedly, leaving behind some insightful observations.

MUSIC OF SATYAJIT RAY
50:16

MUSIC OF SATYAJIT RAY

Like his films, Music of Satyajit Ray is a multilayered blending of Western sense and Indian sensibility. Ray has brought to his filmmaking a musical sense and skill, that was as much a gift of his family as product of personal cultivation. But the most important thing is that his musical background did not make his films a pretext for his musical obsession on the contrary he used music as an element in the organic structure of a film.

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