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Penny says, "Kudos to director Patrice Chéreau and his co-writer Daniele Thompson for creating this gorgeous epic, with cinematographer Philippe Rousselot as first among equals in the outstanding crew who served behind-the-scenes."
Deepa Mehta, Director: Water. 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.
Mira Nair Originally a documentary film-maker from India, Mira Nair has established herself as one of India’s greatest directors, regardless of gender. Her breakout work, Salaam Bombay!, which documented the lives of children living in Bombay, won her international accolades from the Cannes Film Festival, Montréal World Film Festival, and many other film organizations. She delved into the world of fiction film with Mississippi Masala which starred Denzel Washington.