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The Hero (Blu-Ray)

Director: Satyajit Ray
Blu-Ray (region A), 1966
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NOTE: This is a Region-A Blu-Ray which requires a region free Blu-Ray player.

In this psychologically rich character study, written and directed by Satyajit Ray, Bengali film star Uttam Kumar draws on his real-world celebrity to play Arindam Mukherjee, a matinee idol on the brink of his first flop. When Mukherjee boards an overnight train to Delhi to accept an award, a journalist (Sharmila Tagore) approaches him seeking an exclusive interview, which initiates a conversation that sends the actor reeling down a path of self-examination. Seamlessly integrating rueful flashbacks and surreal dream sequences with the quietly revelatory stories of the train’s other passengers, The Hero is a graceful meditation on art, fame, and regret from one of world cinema’s most keenly perceptive filmmakers.

Special features: 
– New, restored 2K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
– 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 Iyer and a 1980 tribute to actor Uttam Kumar by director Satyajit Ray

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  • Barcode: 715515210515
  • Subtitle: English
  • Country: India
  • Studio: Criteron
  • Year: 1966
  • Screen ratio: Fullscreen

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