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DVD E 184 E2 N35 (HEU)


The namesake

Main Title: The Namesake [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment Farm, UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mirabai Films & Cine Mosaic production ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; directed by Mira Nair

Published/Created: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006

Description: 1 videodisc in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

Note: In English with optional subtitles in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Thai, Bahasa
Note: Based on the novel: The namesake / by Jhumpa Lahiri. Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006. Special features (53 min.): optional audio commentary by Nair; 3 deleted scenes, with optional audio commentary by Nair (3 min. total); "The anatomy of 'The namesake'" a class taught by Nair at Columbia University's School of the Arts' Film Division (32 min.); "In character with Kal Penn" (4 min.); "Kolkata love poem" montage (4 min.); "Photography as inspiration" featurette (8 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.)

Cast: Kal Penn, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett, Zuleikha Robinson

Credits: Director of photography, Frederick Elmes ; editor, Allyson C. Johnson ; music by Nitin Sawhney

Summary: The American-born son of Indian immigrants feels pulled between his ethnic heritage and his desire to assimilate, especially after becoming involved with two very different women

Subject: East Indians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Subject: East Indian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Subject: Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Subject: Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Subject: Families -- Drama.
Subject: East Indians -- Drama.
Subject: Young man -- Drama.
Subject: Children of immigration -- Drama.
Subject: Assimilation (Sociology) -- Drama.
Subject: Alienation (Social Psychology) -- Drama.

1 videodisc in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©2006,  2006, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment , Beverly Hills, Calif.
Distributed by 20th Century Fox House Entertainment
AV Material ID 1000012779
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