The namesake [videorecording]
Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment Farm, UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mirabai Films & Cine Mosaic production ; a Mira Nair film ; producers, Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; screenplay, Sooni Taraporevala ; directed by Mira Nair.
- Video; DVD
- 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.
- Mira Nair
- Kal Penn, Jacinda Barrett, Irfan Khan, Zuleikha Robinson, Tabu, Sahira Nair.
- Release Date
- Run Time
- 122 min.
- In English or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, Spanish and French; closed-captioned.
- MPAA rating: PG-13, for sexuality/nudity, a scene of drug use, some disturbing images and brief language.
- Based on the book by Jhumpa Lahiri.
- Special features include director commentary, deleted scenes, anatomy of The namesake, in character with Kal Penn; Kolkata love poem, photography as inspiration, theatrical trailer.
- Cinematographer, Frederick Elmes ; editor, Allyson Johnson ; music, Nitin Sawhney.
- Beverly Hills, Calif. :20th Century Fox Home Entertainment,
- Related resources
- Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
- 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
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