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Review of the Movie "Water"
A review and analysis of the film "Water", directed by Deepa Mehta.
# 140767 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US


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The paper relates that the film "Water", made in 2005 and directed by Deepa Mehta tells the story of Indian widows in late 1930s and 1940s India. This paper examines this movie and how it portrays the relationship between gender, power and space. The paper discusses how the film shows both visually and through its story, the way that these women have been confined and limited, and how the few men in the film have much more freedom, both in movement and in other issues that are related to the particular time that the film displays.

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"The film "Water", made in 2005 and directed by Deepa Mehta tells the story of Indian widows in late 1930s and 1940s India. This paper will examine how this movie portrays of the relationship between gender, power and space. The film shows both visually and through its story, the way that these women have been confined and limited, and how the few men in the film have much more freedom, both in movement and in other issues that are related to the particular time that the film displays. The women of the film (the widows and others) are mostly confined to the domestic sphere of home, while it is the men who are involved in the larger social and political..."

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