- Author:Satyajit Ray
- Publisher:Hyperion; 1st U.S. ed edition (September 15, 1994)
- Pages:224 pages
- Subcategory:Performing Arts
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Our Films, Their Films is an anthology of film criticism by noted Bengali filmmaker, composer and writer Satyajit Ray. Collecting articles and personal journal excerpts, it was first published in India in 1976; an English translation was published i. . Collecting articles and personal journal excerpts, it was first published in India in 1976; an English translation was published in The United States and United Kingdom in 1992. Some of articles were previously published in the bulletin of the Calcutta Film Society which Ray co-founded in 1947.
Satyajit Ray: Our Films, Their Films Satyajit Ray (b. 2 May 1921) studied in Presidency College, Calcutta, and then at Santiniketan where he specialized in the Fine Arts. He worked in an advertising agency till the release of his first film, Pather Panchali, in 1955. ray has gone on the make thirty feature films and five major documentaries, and has won practically every major award in the film world. In 1992 he won the Oscar, for a 'lifetime achievement' in films. Satyajit Ray (b.
One such book is Satyajit Ray’s masterly collection of essays on various aspects of the craft of movie making titled Our Films, Their Films . The book was collected long ago but redeemed only recently. For many, Ray is one of India’s greatest film makers. He painstakingly built a great standing for himself at the national level and also has his place among the pantheon of the best and brightest of movie makers internationally. That his was a life completely dedicated to the profession of movie making is evident from the breadth and depth of issues he touches in this book.
Our Films Their Films is about all the major writings of Satyajit Ray on the biggest film makers and films of the world. This book gives the readers an insight into the mind of the film-making genius - Satyajit Ray. The book is actually a complication of all the articles and essays Ray had written for some of the major publications in the world.
This book brings together Satyajit Rays major writings and talks on film makers, and presents them in two sections. This book brings together Satyajit Rays major writings and talks on film makers, and presents them in two sections. Our Films is devoted mainly to his own experiences and contains many interesting anecdotes, but also has observations to offer on trends in Indian films.
Their Films' covers Hollywood, European, Russian and Japanese cinema, including tributes to Charles Chaplin, John Ford and Akira Kurosawa. What unites the two halves is Ray's astonishing - I am always tempted to say "unique" - fusion of Eastern and Western artistic sensibility. Who else but Ray was equally at home, both as a film composer and as a critic, with Indian and Western classical music? Even Ravi Shankar (who worked with Ray, not always happily) agrees
The late Satyajit Ray, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1991, was easily the finest director ever produced by the endlessly prolific Indian film industry. This collection of his occasional writings on Indian and foreign films, published in India in 1976, reflects his humanist concerns.