Deepa Mehta Quotes

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Deepa Mehta Quotes

While were working on the script, I never see any films. I make it a point because I dont want to get distracted. I dont want to be influenced, and before I know it, have somebody say, "My God, she plagiarized that line."
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I simply can't understand the stereotyping women as film makers who make soppy family dramas. Look at Katherine Bigelow: she has directed Point Break and Strange Days. I hate labels of any kind. Just because you are a woman you can't do this or that? Twenty years ago women entering the work force was enough of a shock. People just like the predictable; they feel safe with it. You know, it's such a bore

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I think it's really important not to be so judgmental and not to be so fearful. Try to have confidence in yourself. Don't depend so much on what others say about you or want you to be.

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I've never seen or heard of a mob sitting down to read a film script.

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It was difficult in India to find an eight year old who could play a widow. The reason for that is that most of the children in India are really exposed to Bollywood. It's commercial Indian cinema which is really over the top. To find an actor, or even a non-actor, who felt natural was difficult.

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I write mostly as a director. That's why my screenplays are very detailed. So I get into the images I see. I like that.

— Deepa Mehta

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