THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN

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Algus:
Koht: Athena Centre

Scr: Deepa Mehta
DoP: Dilip Mehta
Ed: Dilip Mehta
Language: English, Hindi, Bengali
Subt: Estonian, English

Canada, India 2008, 1.30

DIRECTOR: DILIP MEHTA

Internationally renowned as a photographer, Dilip Mehta was working as the production designer on „Water“, his sister’s Deepa Mehta’s Oscar-nominated feature about widows in 1930s India, when he learned that 20 million women lived in the same conditions today. Appalled, he felt compelled to make this powerful documentary that testifies to the contemporary realities behind the historical fiction.

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