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Deepa Mehta

Deepa Mehta is a transnational artist and an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director, and producer whose work has been called "courageous", "provocative" and "breathtaking". Her visually lush and emotionally resonating films have played at every major international film festival; receiving numerous awards and accolades, and have been distributed ... See full bio »

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 2015 Beeba Boys
 2006 Let's Talk About It (Video documentary)
 2005/I Water
 1998 Earth
 1996 Fire
 1994 Camilla
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1991 Sam & Me
 1989-1990 Danger Bay (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Ancient Spirits (1990)
- Hijacked (1990)
- Shaughnessy Island (1989) ... (as Deepa Saltzman)
 1988 Martha, Ruth & Edie (as Deepa Mehta Saltzman)
 1986 K.Y.T.E.S: How We Dream Ourselves (Documentary)
 1976 At 99: A Portrait of Louise Tandy Murch (Short) (as Deepa Mehta Saltzman)
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Deepa Mehta Saltzman | Deepa Saltzman

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I would prefer to be known as a storyteller. I don't set out to provoke reactions. I don't even feel vindicated [by Water's success] but the irony does not escape me. It is like my father used to say: the two things you could never predict were the day of your death and the success of a movie. See more »


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