Release date:April 28, 2006
(NY, LA, SF)

Studio:Fox Searchlight Pictures

Director:Deepa Mehta

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for mature thematic material involving sexual situations, and for brief drug use)


Starring:Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, Sarala

Genre:Drama, Romance, Musical, Mystery

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Plot Summary:

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.

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