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This book contains the screenplay to Satyajit Ray's magnum opus, The Apu Trilogy, which fans of the franchise might find interesting. I happened to chance upon the movie 'Apur Panchali' at film festival a couple of days back that captured the excesses of cinema and the reality confronted with the child actors who are subjected to the meticulous glare of the camera at an early age. The film traces the life of the child actor who played Apu in the first installment of the trilogy and was later dum ...more
I have fond memories of watching these movies back at home as a kid! Given this I could literally picture every scene as the book unfolds! The book is a good screenplay and the illustrations capture some of the most poignant moments of the movies! Apart from this there is nothing more that the author adds! It was an interesting way for me to relive the movies in text!!
The main features of the the Satyajith Ray's screenplay was he narrating the script with some universal or natural elements. among the three Pather Panjali was the best and the The world of Apu is my second favourite
Satyajit Ray (Bangla: সতযজিৎ রায) was an Indian filmmaker and author of Bengali fiction and regarded as one of the greatest auteurs of world cinema. Ray was born in the city of Calcutta into a Bengali family prominent in the world of arts and literature. Starting his career as a commercial artist, Ray was drawn into independent filmmaking after meeting French filmmaker Jean Renoir and watching Vit ...moreMore about Satyajit Ray...