Charulata = The Lonely Wife

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Barcode: 58945495 Call Number: V-BEN 002 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 117 min. Date: 1964 System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Satyajit Ray Description: Set in late 19th-century, pre-independence India, this film is about a woman's artistic and romantic yearning. It is about the lonely wife of a workaholic newspaper editor, Charulata, whose beautiful face masks a burning creativity. When her husband's poet cousin comes to stay with them, Charulata finds herself both inspired by him creatively and dangerously drawn to him physically. A delicate tale of a marriage in jeopardy and a woman taking the first steps toward establishing her own voice. Collection: Language Resource Center