Contributor(s): Ghatak, Ritwikkumar [direction,, writing.] | Maitra, Jyotirindra [music.] | Supriẏā Debī [cast.] | Maxtech Entertainment (Firm) | LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Kolkata : Maxtech Entertainment : Marketed by Shiva, 2004Description: 2 videodiscs of 2 (VCD) (ca. 133 min.) : b&w ; 4 3/4 in.Other title: Gandhar sublime [English parallel title from container:] | Komal Gandhar [Romanized title from disc label:] | E-flat [Alternate English language title:] | A soft note on a sharp scale [Alternate English language title:].Subject(s): Poor -- India -- Kolkata -- Social conditions -- Drama | Refugees -- India -- Kolkata -- Social conditions -- Drama | Families -- Drama | Kolkata (India) -- Economic conditions -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Fiction films. | Historical films.
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Copyright notice on disc: M/S Maxtech Entertainment, Kolkata.
Originally released theatrically in India in 1961.
Discs 1-2 are together in one container.
Summary derived from Internet movie database WWW site, viewed Sept. 29, 2008.
Sources used: videodisc container; disc label; cataloging record from OvOp field office; Bengali film directory. Calcutta : Nandan, West Bengal Film Centre, 1999; Rajadhyaksha, A., Willemen, P., Ency. of Indian cinema, 1994, p. 344.
Cinematography, Dilip Ranjan Mukhopadhyay ; editing, Ramesh Joshi ; music, Jyotirīndra Maitra.
Supriẏā Caudhurī, Abaniśa Byānārjī, Anila Caṭṭopādhyāẏa, Jñāneśa Mukhopādhyāẏa, Citra Maṇḍala, Gītā De.
Portrayal of 1950's and 1960's Calcutta, where sacrifice for art and culture took place in the backdrop of opression, poverty and partition.
In Bengali with English subtitles.
Received: 2007-04-16 from New Delhi Overseas Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.