Release date:April 28, 2006
(NY, LA, SF)
Studio:Fox Searchlight Pictures
MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for mature thematic material involving sexual situations, and for brief drug use)
Starring:Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, Sarala
Set in 1938 Colonial India, against Mahatma Gandhi's rise to power, "Water" begins when 8-year-old Chuyia is widowed and sent to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Chuyia's feisty presence deeply affects the lives of the other residents, including a young widow, who falls for a Gandhian idealist.