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The Big City

1967 Rated NR 2hr 16m

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. At first, Arati takes a job to help her husband 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



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Bengali: PCM Mono

Other features

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