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Five Minutes With: Gurinder Chadha

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Gurinder Chadha is known for directing films including Bend It Like Beckham, Bride And Prejudice, Bhaji On The Beach and most recently It's A Wonderful Afterlife.

She talks to Matthew Stadlen about women directors, how she thinks of herself as a trailblazer, why weddings feature in her films and why the smell of cabbage is comforting.

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