‘Sir’ Director Rohena Gera On Pushing Boundaries As A Female Filmmaker: “I’ve Had To Work Very Independently” – Cannes Studio

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At Cannes Critics' Week, Sir examines the meeting of two worlds as privileged Mumbai businessman Ashwin (Vivek Gomber) falls in love with his live-in maid Ratna (Tillotama Shome). Told from her point of view, we see Ratna experiencing a new and modern empowerment, as she strives to escape both the pitfalls of the old-fashioned village life that condemned her as a young widow, and a potentially damaging affair with her employer. For writer/ director Rohena Gera, Ratna’s…