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FIFTH ANNUAL IAAC FILM FESTIVAL: Indian Independent & Diaspora Films
- November 2-6, 2005.
OPENING NIGHT FILM - WATER
  
Bios:
 
Release: April 28, 2006
Written and Directed by: Deepa Mehta
Produced by: David Hamilton
Cast: Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, and introducing Sarala

  

SYNOPSIS

Set in 1938 Colonial India, against Mahatma Gandhi's rise to power, WATER begins when 8-year-old Chuyia is widowed and sent to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Chuyia's feisty presence deeply affects the lives of the other residents, including a young widow, who falls for a Gandhian idealist.

 

    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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