Shyam Benegal (World Directors 2002 ed.)

Shyam Benegal (World Directors 2002 ed.)

By: Sangeeta Datta (author)Hardback

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Shyam Benegal is the best known and most prolific contemporary film-maker from India's arthouse or "New Cinema" tradition. This work traces a career with its beginnings in political cinema and a realist aesthetic. It also provides an overview of the director's work.


Introduction 1 Parallel Cinema in India 2 The Formative Years 3 The First Trilogy - Winds of Change (Ankur, Nishant, Manthan) 4 The Woman's Voice - the Public Space (Bhumika, Mandi, Zubeidaa) 5 Epics and Histories (Junoon, Kalyug, Trikaal, Making of the Mahatma) 6 Subaltern Voices (Susman, Arohan, Antarnaad, Samar, Hari Bhari) 7 The Last Trilogy - Search for Identity ( Mammo, Sardari Begum, Zubeidaa) 8 Experiments with Truth (Nehru, Satyajit Ray, Suraj ka Satwa Ghoda) 9 Interface with Shyam Benegal Notes Select bibliography Filmography

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  • ISBN13: 9780851709079
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780851709079
  • ISBN10: 0851709079
  • edition: 2002 ed.

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