Heaven on Earth


Heaven on Earth
This Bollywood movie takes a look at the problems of arranged marriages, overcrowded conditions, family pressurs, and domestic violence. A pretty young woman leaves her home in India to join her new husband in an arranged marriage in Canada. The two-bedroomed house is crammed full, and people soon get on each others' nerves. The husband is under intense pressure and eventually takes his frustrations out on his new wife. She resorts to a voodoo solution, which produces interesting results. In Punjabi and English with English subtitles.

105 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence).
Drama, Bollywood, On the art circuit

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A woman
A woman's life is never easy...

Credits

Cast
Preity Zinta, Balinder Johal, Rajinder Singh Cheema, Gourrav Sihan, Vansh Bhardwaj, Geetika Sharma, Orville Maciel, Ramanjit Kaur
Director
Deepa Mehta
ScreenplayDeepa Mehta
MusicMychael Danna
CinematographyGiles Nuttgens
EditingColin Monie
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2008

IMDB page | FPB Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageInfrequently strong
NudityNone
SexMild
ViolenceStrong domestic violence
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThis movie is suspenseful and disturbing and unssuitable for younger viewers.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.



Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Debashine Thangevelo quote iconthis is a gripping movie
10
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi
5
The Citizen
Peter Feldman
14
24.com
Shaheema Barodien quote iconThe movie is undoubtedly beautiful to look at, and while the emotional baggage it carries can be too heavy at times, it's worth exploring.
10

What the People say

Internet
240 Netizens quote iconWorth watching!
13

Average .. 52%

10

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