The Apu Trilogy
With the Apu Trilogy - Pather Panchali, Aparajito and Apur Sansar - in the fifties, Satyajit Ray caught the attention of film enthusiasts all over the world. The trilogy is the story of growing up in India. It traces Apu´s growth from childhood - cruelly poor but brightened by a passion for creativity and learning - to battered maturity. This 50th Anniversary volume, containing a foreword and working sketches by Ray presents the first authorized publication of these scripts in their entirety along with extensive interviews with Ray himself. Fresh material special to this edition includes an expansive interview with Ray by Shyam Benegal, himself a leading filmmaker with several award winning films to his credit. In the interaction between the two directors, Ray talks about early influences, the experience of making the Apu Trilogy, the importance of music and the portrayal of women in his film as well as other aspects of his craft. This edition also includes a complete filmography.
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Review: The Apu TrilogyUser Review - Avishek Das - Goodreads
I have fond memories of watching these movies back at home as a kid! Given this I could literally picture every scene as the book unfolds! The book is a good screenplay and the illustrations capture ... Read full review
Review: The Apu TrilogyUser Review - Shihab Perumpulliyil - Goodreads
The main features of the the Satyajith Ray's screenplay was he narrating the script with some universal or natural elements. among the three Pather Panjali was the best and the The world of Apu is my second favourite Read full review