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VENICE, ITALY: Indian director Mira Nair poses with the Golden Lion award she received for 'Monsoon wedding' 08 September 2001, at the 58th International Film Festival. Nair's comedy is about the clash between tradition and modernity and was one of the two films in competition directed by women. AFP PHOTO GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

VENICE, ITALY:  Indian director Mira Nair poses with the Golden Lion award she received for 'Monsoon wedding' 08 September 2001, at the 58th International Film Festival.  Nair's comedy is about the clash between tradition and modernity and was one of the two films in competition directed by women.    AFP PHOTO GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)