Namrata (Clip 1)

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This short film presents the intensely personal story of Namrata Gill – one of many real-life inspirations for Deepa Mehta's Heaven on Earth – told in her own words. After six years, she courageously leaves an abusive relationship and launches a surprising new career.

In this clip, Namrata describes how her relationship with her husband became abusive.

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  • sheela

    “l” — sheela, 12 May 2014

  • sheela

    “LOL. there is nothing "surprising" about the new career. The screenshot on this page clearly shows her as a cop. ” — sheela, 12 May 2014

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Film Credits

Shazia Javed
Shazia Javed
Doug Forbes
director of photography
Doug Cole
sound recordist
Carey Opper
sound design
Perry Blackman
Shazia Javed
Gil Cardinal
Bonnie Thompson
executive producer
David Christensen

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