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Title Sita sings the blues [(DVD) videorecording] / Your Name Here presents ; in association with Your Money ; a Funded by You production ; a film by Nina Paley ; directed, written, produced by Nina Paley.

Publication Info. [Jersey City, N.J.] : Film Karavan, [2009]
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 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Fiction  F SIT    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; stereo.
Cast Annette Hanshaw, Reena Shah, Sanjiv Jhaveri, Pooja Kumar, Debargo Sanyal, Aladdin Ullah, Nitya Vidyasagar.
Credits Narrators: Aseem Chhabra, Bhavana Nagulapally, and Manish Acharya ; music by Todd Michaelsen ; designed and animated by Nina Paley.
Language In English, with optional English, French, Italian and LOLSpeak subtitles; closed-captioned.
Audience Not rated.
Summary An animated reinterpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana blends the stories of Sita, a goddess separated from her husband Rama, and Nina, an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by email. Set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.
Note Special features include directors commentary, trailer, WNET FEb 2009 interview, bonus short, "Fetch" and DVD-ROM content.
Bibliography "Based on The Ramayana of Valmiki" ; includes recommended readings.
Awards Winner, Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles; Winner, Gotham award; Winner, Annecy Animation festival.
Subject Sītā (Hindu deity) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Paley, Nina -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Animated films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Paley, Nina, screenwriter, producer, director.
Hanshaw, Annette, 1901-1985, actor.
Shah, Reena, 1977- actor.
Jhaveri, Sanjiv, actor.
Kumar, Pooja, actor.
Sanyal, Debargo, actor.
Ullah, Aladdin, actor.
Vidyasagar, Nitya, actor.
Chhabra, Aseem, narrator.
Nagulapally, Bhavana, narrator.
Acharya, Manish, narrator.
Michaelsen, Todd, composer.
Vālmīki. Rāmāyaṇa.
Your name here (Firm)
Film Karavan (Firm)
Standard No. 792097352918
Music No. VIDM0001 Film Karavan
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