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"You've got to understand what working class immigrants go through in our society. Imagine the isolation of a girl taken from her family and the vibrancy of India and sent to desolate Brampton in winter. And not only her isolation. She's got the burden of the entire family."
-- Deepa Mehta

Griffin, John. "Hidden violence hits home in Mehta's Heaven on Earth." Montreal Gazette, October 11, 2008.