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This edition: The Music Room (1958)



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Episode Details

Original tape date: May 26, 2017.

First aired: October 14, 2017.

(1958, India, Bengali w/English subt., b&w) Director: Satyajit Ray. Writers: Tarashankar Banerjee (based on the story by) (as Tarashankar Bandhopadhaya), Satyajit Ray (script). Stars: Chhabi Biswas, Sardar Akhtar, Gangapada Basu.

Depicts the end days of a decadent zamindar (landlord) in Bengal, and his efforts to uphold his family prestige even when faced with economic adversity.

Discussion guest: Phillip Lopate, Columbia University.

Guest List

Phillip Lopate Columbia University

  • Harakiri
  • Saturday, November 18 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, November 19 - 9:00pm
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Saturday, November 11 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, November 12 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, November 18 - 12:00am
  • Tokyo Story
  • Saturday, November 4 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, November 5 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, November 11 - 12:00am
  • Ikiru (1952)
  • Saturday, October 28 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, October 29 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, November 4 - 12:30am
  • Charulata (1964)
  • Sunday, October 22 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, October 28 - 12:00am