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The Resource The chess players, produced by Suresh Jindal ; written by Satyajit Ray, Javid Siddiqui and Shama Zaidi ; directed by Satyajit Ray, (videorecording DVD)

The chess players, produced by Suresh Jindal ; written by Satyajit Ray, Javid Siddiqui and Shama Zaidi ; directed by Satyajit Ray, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The chess players
Title
The chess players
Statement of responsibility
produced by Suresh Jindal ; written by Satyajit Ray, Javid Siddiqui and Shama Zaidi ; directed by Satyajit Ray
Title variation
Shatranj ke khilari
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • urd
  • eng
  • urd
  • urd
Summary
In the kingdom of Awadh, rich landowners Meer and Mirza, heedless of their political and family responsibilities, pour every ounce of passion into a never-ending game of chess. But as British soldiers march on their homeland, an innocent game escalates into deadly confrontation, and everyone is revealed to be history's pawn
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Soumenou Roy ; narrator, Amitabh Bachchan ; art direction, Bansi Chandragupta ; editor, Dulal Dutta ; original music, Satyajit Ray
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Audio in Urdu ; subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi, Farida Jalal, Victor Banerjee, Amjad Khan, Sir Richard Attenborough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-1992
  • 1938-1985
  • 1929-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ray, Satyajit
  • Kumar, Sanjeev
  • Jaffrey, Saeed
  • Banerjee, Victor
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
115
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chess
  • Landowners
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The chess players, produced by Suresh Jindal ; written by Satyajit Ray, Javid Siddiqui and Shama Zaidi ; directed by Satyajit Ray, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story by Munshi Premchand
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Includes Satyajit Ray filmography
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Based on the story by Munshi Premchand.
Other control number
738329040826
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
04082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm64588974
  • 870486
  • 1768557
  • 1990178
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen format, Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The chess players, produced by Suresh Jindal ; written by Satyajit Ray, Javid Siddiqui and Shama Zaidi ; directed by Satyajit Ray, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story by Munshi Premchand
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Includes Satyajit Ray filmography
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Based on the story by Munshi Premchand.
Other control number
738329040826
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
04082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm64588974
  • 870486
  • 1768557
  • 1990178
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen format, Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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