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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Deepa Mehta; David Hamilton; Lisa Ray; John Abraham; Seema Biswas; Sarala.; Deepa Mehta Films.; Telefilm Canada.; Noble Nomad Pictures.; Echo Lake Productions.; Mongrel Media.
|Language Note:||Hindi or French dialogue with optional English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Videodisc release of the 2005 motion picture.
Special features: Disc 1: trailer gallery; director's commentary; song index.
Special features: Disc 2: feature film (alternate English version); theatrical trailer; behind-the-scenes featurette; original EPK: the making of Water; bonus, "Scanning the Movies" TV special: part 1 & 2; deleted scenes; stills gallery.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Giles Nuttgens ; film editor, Colin Monie ; lyrics, Sukhwinder Singh ; songs composed by A.R. Rahman ; music, Mychael Danna.|
|Cast:||Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, Sarala.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; Dolby digital surround, DTS surround or Dolby digital stereo.; 2.35:1 aspect ratio, enhanced for widescreen TVs.|
|Other Titles:||Water (Motion picture : 2005)
|Responsibility:||Mongrel Media presents in association with Telefilm Canada, Noble Nomad Pictures LTD. [and] Echo Lake Productions LLC ; produced by David Hamilton ; written and directed by Deepa Mehta.|
|Local System Bib Number:||
Set in 1938 Colonial India, against Mahatma Gandhi's rise to power, the story begins as eight-year-old Chuyia is widowed and sent to a home where Hindu widows must live out their lives in penitence. Chuyia's feisty presence affects the lives of the other residents, including a beautiful young widow, who falls in love with a Gandhian idealist.
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