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Title The deliverance / a film by Satyajit Ray
Published Honolulu, HI : Asia Pacific Films, 1981
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (49 min.)
Series Asian film online
Asian film online
Summary A peasant, one of the untouchable caste, carries out some odd jobs for a rich landowner, an influential man who gives advice to the villagers on important matters. The man orders the peasant to chop up a large tree trunk with an axe. Working under the hot sun, hungry and malnourished, the untouchable dies and his corpse remains on the road. What can the villagers do with a corpse that they cannot touch? Finally, in the cover of night, the landowner decides to drag the corpse by a rope. Starring Om Puri and Smita Patil, two of India's finest actors and actresses. This TV film was Winner Special Jury Award, India 1981
Previously released as DVD
This edition in Hindi with English subtitles
Won 1982 National Film Awards, India Special Mention
Subject Motion pictures -- Asia.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Ray, Satyajit, 1921-1992.
Asia Pacific
Other Titles Original title: Sadgati