Distant ThunderDownloadable Video - 1973
Gangacharan is the new Brahmin of a village, where he assumes various duties: teaching, organizing religious events, and trying to prevent epidemics. But in that year 1943, war is raging (as reminded by the planes occasionally heard flying over the countryside), and a major famine is under way. As food shortages reach catastrophic proportions, Gangacharan attempts to preserve his privileged situation, while his generous wife, Ananga, conversely tries to help and support the community.
Publisher: [India] : , Films sans frontières (Firm) [distridutor], , 
Copyright Date: ©1973
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr. 37 min. 4 sec.)) : sound, color
Alternative Title: Also released as: Ashani Sanket