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Tattered Cover Classics: The Music Room

May 3, 2020

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Plays Sunday, May 3 at 1:00 PM at the Sie - Hosted by Howie Movshovitz with a post-film discussion!
Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio
Tickets are just $1.00!


Special Thanks to the Criterion Collection!

With The Music Room (Jalsaghar), Satyajit Ray brilliantly evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat (the beloved actor Chhabi Biswas) desperately clinging to a fading way of life. His greatest joy is the music room in which he has hosted lavish concerts over the years—now a shadow of its former vivid self. An incandescent depiction of the clash between tradition and modernity, and a showcase for some of India’s most popular musicians of the day, The Music Room is a defining work by the great Bengali filmmaker.