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A.k.a.
The Music Room
Year
1958
Runtime
100 min.
Director
Satyajit Ray
Genres
Drama, Music
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
3,988
Checks
1,598
Favs
216
Dislikes
10
Favs/checks
13.5% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
22:1
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  1. Rohit's avatar

    Rohit

    The loss. The failure. The passion. The pride. The masterpiece. 9 years 8 months ago
  2. Filmsthemostbeautifulart's avatar

    Filmsthemostbeautifulart

    The Music Room is Regarded as Ray's greatest achievement after his The Apu Trilogy. This is what we can call a simply great masterpiece: Simple but Great... Roy is one of the last landlords or "Zamindars". His greatest joy was his beloved Music Room where he held spectacular soirees until a tragedy struck him and was plunged into darkness filled with regret. Now, He is left with nothing in his life but nostalgia of his grandeur life...

    The Music room is a genuine piece of art that shows us the transition from one era to the other.But it doesn't end here. The film also showcases one of the finest cinematography and soundtrack in cinema. It has a rich symbolism; Satyajit Ray usually inculcates symbolism through animals and sound effects. The Music Room was such a beautiful reenactment of a classic story. The final result was a little Shakespearean and poetic.

    One of greatest Indian films of all time. Flawless.

    My Rating: 5/5
    7 years 11 months ago
  3. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Another masterpiece of Satyajit Ray!! Sublime cinematography and splendorous soundtrack! A must watch! 8 years ago
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  1. This movie ranks #20 in Cahiers du Cinéma's 100 Films for an Ideal Cinematheque
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  2. This movie ranks #50 in Arts & Faith's Top 100 Films
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  3. This movie ranks #70 in National Film Archive of India's 125 Great Indian Films
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  4. This movie ranks #91 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  5. This movie ranks #234 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  6. This movie ranks #270 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  7. This movie ranks #288 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  8. This movie ranks #305 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  9. This movie ranks #330 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  10. This movie ranks #405 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
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  11. This movie ranks #653 in The Criterion Collection
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