- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 57 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: August 29, 2006
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Fox Searchlight
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - Hindi
- Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Deepa Mehta - Director
- Behind the Scenes:
- "The Story Behind The Making of WATER"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 04/28/2006
"[A]n exquisite film....Serene on the surface, yet roiling underneath....WATER flows with the simplicity of a fairy tale."
Los Angeles Times - 04/28/2006
"WATER cascades shimmeringly from one inspired, often bitterly ironic and always illuminating incident to another."
USA Today - 05/05/2006
"Deepa Mehta has made a haunting and disturbing film....It emerges as life-affirming..."
Total Film - 07/01/2007
3 stars out of 5 -- "[M]ehta's use of colour and landscape brings visual splash."
Sight and Sound - 06/01/2007
"Lisa Ray is moving as the ill-fated Kalyani, and Seema Biswas endows Chuyia's protector Shakuntala with the slow-burning strength she brought to her title-role debut in BANDIT QUEEN."
- Theatrical Release: April 28, 2006