The Namesake

  • 2006
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Drama

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 Bengali-Americans attempting to reconcile the world of their collective past with that of their individual...read more

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02:36 — Introduction begins with a tale by Gogol (Kal Penn). Though born in the states, he must still deal with his parents, who follow a strict, Indian code. (more…)

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: PG-13
  • 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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