The Hero

The Hero

Sharmila Tagore
Director: Satyajit Ray Cast: Sharmila Tagore
Sharmila Tagore
, Kamu Mukherjee
Kamu Mukherjee
, Uttam Kumar
Uttam Kumar
Satyajit Ray

Blu-ray (Special Edition / Restored / Full Frame)

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Aditi (Sharmila Tagore) is a pretty journalist who interviews the film star Arindam Mukherjee (Uttam Kumar Chatterjee) on a train trip to Delhi, and flashbacks are used to illustrate the main events in the actor's life. After she has completed the interview, Aditi tears up her notes and refuses to use the story that could change the public perception of the popular actor. Satyajit Ray directed and provided the screenplay and music for this feature that was shown at the 1966 Berlin Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/20/2018
UPC: 0715515210515
Original Release: 1966
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:57:00
Sales rank: 25,636

Special Features

New, restored 2k digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; New program featuring an interview from 2008 with actor Sharmila Tagore; New program featuring film scholar Meheli Sen; New English Subtitle Translation; Plus: A booklet featuring an essay by author Pico lyer and a 1980 tribute to actor Uttam Kumar by Director Satyajit Ray

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