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715DADI'S FAMILYDADI'S FAMILY1981color58 min16mm/vhs (Odyssey series) Dadi is the grandmother and mother-in-law or, as she explains, the "manager" of an extended family. In the Haryana region of Northern India women leave their natal villages and come as strangers to the households of their husbands' mothers. Explores the family and its problems, particularly through the women of Dadi's family. Social and economic changes outside the village also threaten the stability and cohesion of the family. Dadi herself is keenly aware of these processes: "Doesn't everything change?" she asks.