The World Before Her2013
The World Before Her (2013)
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Critic Reviews for The World Before Her
With extraordinary access, Pahuja illuminates extraordinary conflicts and contradictions facing modern girls in a country even less ready for them than ours.
A thought-provoking film that examines women's limited choices in a patriarchal country reeling from the contradictions of rapid modernization.
Extreme choices and attitudes confronting women in India are laid bare in Nisha Pahuja's quietly shocking film, the Best Canadian Feature winner at Hot Docs 2012.
The contrasts in The World Before Her certainly work in its favor, and Pahuja's balancing act is an accomplished one.
Tradition and fashion, history and the future, politics and consumerism - these are the conflicts of this strong documentary.
Audience Reviews for The World Before Her
An interesting contrast between two women growing up in India with different perspectives on how their lives should unfold. The viewer is along to see the good and the bad.
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