The Music Room - Jalsaghar


The Music Room - Jalsaghar

Satyajit RayIndia – 1958

The Music Room shows the end times of a decadent landlord in Bengal and his efforts to maintain his family's reputation even in economically difficult times. The landlord, Biswambhar Roy (Chhabi Biswas), is a just but unworldly man who likes to spend time listening to music and setting up spectacles instead of managing his lands devastated by floods and the Indian government's abolition of the Zamindari system. He is challenged by a simple man who has gained wealth through business, spectacle and musical festivals.

Original Title The Music Room - Jalsaghar
German Title Das Musikzimmer
French Title Le salon de musique
Other Titles La sala da musica - Jalsaghar
Directed by Satyajit Ray
Country India
Available Formats Blu-ray, DCP
Screenplay Tarashankar Banerjee, Satyajit Ray, Santi P. Choudhury
Film Editing Dulal Dutta
Soundtrack Ustad Vilayat Khan, Robin Majumdar
Cinematography Subrata Mitra
Sound Durgadas Mitra
Décors Bansi Chandragupta , Bansi Chandragupta
Production Satyajit Ray
Runtime 100 Min.
Language Bengali, Englisch/d + f + i
Chhabi Biswas Huzur Biswambhar Roy
Sardar Akhtar Begum Akhtar
Gangapada Basu Mahim Ganguly

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