The Householder (The Sword and the Flute / The Creation of Woman) (The Merchant Ivory Collection)
The Householder (The Sword and the Flute / The Creation of Woman) (The Merchant Ivory Collection) by KAPOOR,SHASHI at Chocolate Movie. MPN: 037429194324. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Merchant Ivory Productions, The Criterion Collection, and Home Vision Entertainment are proud to present The Merchant Ivory CollectionThe Householder
Merchant Ivory Productions, The Criterion Collection, and Home Vision Entertainment are proud to present The Merchant Ivory Collection
The Householder is the story of a shy, young, underpaid Delhi schoolteacher (Shashi Kapoor) who marries and then, little by little, gets to know his young wife during their first year together. She is a charmer with a mind of her own, yet is as little prepared for marriage as he. Their story is full of a variety of subtle but shining pleasures and charming touches of humor. The characters they encounter are unforgettable, especially his mother-in-law, a tearful tyrant who comes to live with them, and the platitudinous headmaster and obsequious senior master at the school. The wonder of this story derived from the culture of modern, middle-class India is that it is able to transcend national boundaries and relate to the problems common to young couples everywhere. This landmark film also marks the first collaboration between producer Ismail Merchant, director James Ivory, and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (adapting her acclaimed novel for the screen), a productive artistic relationship that has continued for forty years and produced many award-winning films.
|Manufacturer:||The Criterion Collection|
|Publisher:||The Criterion Collection|
|Studio:||The Criterion Collection|
|Item Weight:||0.25 pounds|
|Item Size:||5.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.18 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.42 x 0.58 x 0.58 inches|
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