Mira Nair Originally a documentary film-maker from India, Mira Nair has established herself as one of India’s greatest directors, regardless of gender. Her breakout work, Salaam Bombay!, which documented the lives of children living in Bombay, won her international accolades from the Cannes Film Festival, Montréal World Film Festival, and many other film organizations. She delved into the world of fiction film with Mississippi Masala which starred Denzel Washington.
Penny says: "'We Need to Talk about Kevin' is the opposite of a conventional psychological drama. [Writer/director Lynne] Ramsay never pretends to be an omniscient narrator, and her screenplay wastes no time speculating about why Kevin does what he does."