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

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Namrata, Shazia Javed, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Shazia Javed
  • director
    Shazia Javed
  • editor
    Doug Forbes
  • editor in development
    Brenda Terning
  • director of photography
    Doug Cole
  • additional photography
    Mark Power
  • sound recordist
    Carey Opper
  • sound design
    Perry Blackman
  • online editor
    Joe Owens
  • colourist
    Joe Owens
  • researcher
    Shazia Javed
  • production coordinator
    Ginette D'Silva
    Susan Lewis
    Faye Yoneda
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
  • marketing manager
    Kelly Fox
  • program administrator
    Darin Clausen
  • producer
    Gil Cardinal
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    David Christensen

  • sheela


    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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