Sometimes it's the simplest ideas which are the most powerful. This documentary goes ahead to prove the same. Seemingly shot on a phone, the film uses unadorned vertical frames to introduce you to four different people. Read Less
The story is of an average Indian household, and one by one, the viewer is given a glimpse into the life of a father, a son, a grandfather and a wife. An Ordinary Woman is a pertinent comment on gender, in general, and the position of Indian housewives in society, in particular. It draws attention to the reality of a full-time job of being a homemaker. Despite the massive investment it requires, it continues to be highly under-appreciated, emphasises the film. It finally closes with a sharp question - a woman centers her world around her family, but in this pursuit, has she forgotten what she truly desires?