Title
Earth / written and dir. by Deepa Mehta ; based on the book Cracking India by Bapsi Sidhwa
Director
Deepa Mehta
Based on the work of
Bapsi Sidhwa
Language
Hindi
Publisher
[Hilversum]: A-Film, 2005
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1998
Playing time
110 min.
Note
Hindi gesproken Ondertiteling : Frans, Nederlands
EAN
8716777051344
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About Deepa Mehta

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Deepa Mehta, ([d̪iːpa ˈmeːɦt̪a] born 1 January 1950) is an Indo-Canadian film director and screenwriter, best known for her Elements Trilogy, Fire (1996), Earth (1998), and Water (2005).

Earth was submitted by India as its official entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and Water was Canada's official entry for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, making it only the third non-French-language Canadian film submitted in that category after Attila Bertalan's 1990 invented-language film A Bullet to the Head and Zacharias Kunuk's 2001 Inuktitut-language feature Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner.

She co-founded Hamilton-Mehta Productions, with her husband, producer David Hamilton in 1996. She was awarded a Genie Award in 2003 for the screenplay of Bollywood/Hollywood…Read more on Wikipedia