Rent Mahanagar on DVD


1963 Rated NR 2hr 2m

Satyajit Ray directs this thought-provoking examination of feminism in 1960s India, a story about a traditional housewife who's exposed to the working world and makes a radical new friend (Vicky Redwood). At first, Arati Mazumder (Madhabi Mukherjee) takes a job to help her husband (Anil Chatterjee) make ends meet. But when he's fired, she becomes the sole breadwinner -- and their relationship is never the same.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, German, Dutch, Russian, Hindi

Closed captioned


Language and sound

Bengali: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.