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Title The namesake [videorecording] / producers, Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; screenplay, Sooni Taraporevala ; directed by Mira Nair.

Imprint [United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    NAM    Available
Description 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Based on the book by Jhumpa Lahiri.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
Credits Cinematographer, Frederick Elmes ; editor, Allyson Johnson ; music, Nitin Sawhney.
Cast Kal Penn, Jacinda Barrett, Irfan Khan, Zuleikha Robinson, Tabu, Sahira Nair.
Summary The son of Indian immigrants born in America wants to fit in with fellow New Yorkers, but his family is unwilling to let go of their traditional ways.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13, for sexuality/nudity, a scene of drug use, some disturbing images and brief language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject East Indians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodrama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Pitcher, Lydia Dean.
Nair, Mira.
Taraporevala, Sooni, 1957-
Penn, Kal, 1977-
Barrett, Jacinda.
Khan, Irfan.
Robinson, Zuleikha, 1977-
Tabu, 1970 November 4-
Nair, Sahira.
Lahiri, Jhumpa. Namesake.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543456087
Music No. 2245608 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

 
    
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