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Deepa Mehta


This Toronto-based director has earned international attention with her films. She is considered by many as one of the finest new directors on the horizon. With films such as the trilogy that consists of Fire (1996), Earth (1998), and Water (2005), she is quickly becoming the voice of a new India. See full bio »

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 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)
 1976 At 99: A Portrait of Louise Tandy Murch (Short) (as Deepa Mehta Saltzman)
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Alternate Names:

Deepa Mehta Saltzman | Deepa Saltzman
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[on her film 'Heaven on Earth'] There's a Jekyll and Hyde side to this story. The abuser in this case isn't a monodimensional villain. He's under a great deal of stress to live up to his role as the family patriarch, and to take care of everyone.I had no interest in simply pointing a finger at men and saying it's all your fault! Things are far more complicated than that. There are cultural ... See more »

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Emigrated to Canada in 1973. See more »

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Capricorn

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