Hooray for Deepa Mehta:
Water was nominated for an Oscar today in the Best Foreign Language Film category 🙂
For original review on the Digital Filmmaker website…
Or click here to print review as a pdf: WATER Review
1938: Child marriage is still legal in India & Gandhi is creating the first ripples of wide-spread social change. When her conscience collides with her faith, a devout Brahmin woman (Biswas) begins questioning her life choices. Beautifully-told character drama. The final chapter in the “Elements” trilogy (with EARTH & FIRE) by Deepa Mehta. Click here for FF2 Haiku.
Click HERE for my spotlight on Deepa Mehta’s “Elements” trilogy for Chicago Woman.
Photo Credits: Devyani Saltzman
Top Photo: Lisa Ray as “Kalyani.”
Middle Photo: Seema Biswas (left) as “Shakuntala” with Sarala Kariyawasam as “Chuyia.”
Bottom Photo: John Abraham as “Narayan” with Sarala Kariyawasam as “Chuyia.”