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"Distant Thunder" is a 1973 Indian film directed by Satyajit Ray, one of India's most celebrated filmmakers. Ray was known for his mastery of cinematic storytelling and is often regarded as one of the greatest directors in world cinema. His work frequently delved into the complexities of human relationships and societal issues, reflecting a deep understanding of the human condition. "Distant Thunder" is part of Ray's "Calcutta Trilogy" and portrays the struggles of a family during the Bengal famine of 1943.


The film stars Soumitra Chatterjee and Bobita in leading roles. Soumitra Chatterjee was a legendary Indian actor known for his extensive collaboration with Satyajit Ray and his contributions to Bengali cinema. Bobita, a Bangladeshi actress, delivered a poignant performance in "Distant Thunder," showcasing her talent. Together, they portrayed the challenges and emotional turmoil faced by their characters amidst the backdrop of a devastating famine.



Original posters from Satyajit Ray's films, including "Distant Thunder," can be highly collectible among cinephiles and art enthusiasts. The rarity and collectability of film posters depend on factors like condition, age, and artistic design. Re-imagined or top-quality posters can also gain value, especially if they are produced as limited editions or feature unique artwork. Collectors often appreciate the artistic and cultural significance of these posters, making them a potential investment for those passionate about classic and impactful cinema.



Med. IVR. (Increase in Value). Assured rate increase per annum : 2-5% Cat No: PRI-P1_070

Distant Thunder

  • Ai reimaged art piece then reformatted for high resolution onto an electronic canvas. Original scale equal to at least 1m (unframed) with approx 12-25mm border.

    Prints: 170-200 gsm. Uncoated Art Paper / Silk. See Limited Editions.

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