Rent Charulata (1964)

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1h 54min
Rent Charulata (aka The Lonely Wife) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Cited by Ray as one of his best films, this tale of a neglected housewife in Victorian-era Calcutta is adapted from a story by Rabindranath Tagore. Sailen Mukherjee stars as a newspaper journalist who is driven more by professional ambition than the needs of his cultured and intelligent wife Charaulata (Madhabi Mukherjee). Sensing her loneliness, he enlists the help of his cousin Amal (Soumitra Chatterjee), a sensitive would-be writer, to keep her company. Charu and Amal hit it off and, almost inevitably, their feelings for each other begin to deepen...
Actors:
, , , Tarapada Basu, Gopaldas Bhattacharya, , Ramesh Chandra Chandra, Sunilkanta Dasgupta, , Bankim Ghosh, , Ajit Gupta, , , Suku Mukherjee, , Prabhat Sarkar,
Directors:
Producers:
R.D. Bansal
Writers:
Rabindranath Tagore, Satyajit Ray
Aka:
The Lonely Wife
Studio:
Artificial Eye Film Company Ltd.
Genres:
Classics, Drama, Romance
Countries:
India, Classics, Drama, Romance
Awards:

1965 Berlinale Silver Bear for Best Director

BBFC:
Release Date:
17/04/2006
Run Time:
114 minutes
Languages:
Bengali, Hindi
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
BBFC:
Release Date:
26/08/2013
Run Time:
118 minutes
Languages:
Bengali
Subtitles:
English
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
B & W
BLU-RAY Regions:
B

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