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477 Ratings


Directed by Deepa Mehta
India, Canada, 2005
Drama, Romance


In 1938, Gandhi’s party is making inroads in women’s rights. Chuyia, a child already married but living with her parents, becomes a widow. By tradition, she is unceremoniously left at a bare and impoverished widows’ ashram, beside the Ganges during monsoon season…

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Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2007 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

National Board of Review

2006 | 2 wins including: Freedom of Expression Award

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2006 | 2 wins including: Best Actress - Canadian Film

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