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The Namesake

Indian-born director Mira Nair bounces back from her misguided take on Thackeray's Vanity Fair with a project better suited to her unique point of view: a funny and touching adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri's novel about two generations of… (more)

Released: 2006

Rating: PG-13

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Kal Penn, <EM>The Namesake</EM>

Kal Penn Thanks Kumar for His Most Grown-up Role Ever

Sometimes being a teen-comedy icon is not an obstacle to having a serious acting career. Just ask Kal Penn. In the hearts and minds of a generation, he will forever be known as Kumar from Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, but it was a young fan of… Read more

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: PG-13
  • User Rating:5 out of 5 (11 ratings)
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  • Review: Indian-born director Mira Nair bounces back from her misguided take on Thackeray's Vanity Fair with a project better suited to her unique point of view: a funny and touching adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri's novel about two generations of… (more)

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