The Namesake

(USA/India, 2006, 120 minutes)

A second-generation Indian born and raised in New York of transplanted Bengali parents comes to terms with his identity, expressed in his unusual name. Tasteful, well-made melodrama of the Indian diaspora.

A Twentieth Century-Fox release. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment Farm and UTV Motion Pictures present a Mirabai Films/Cine Mosaic production. Starring Kal Penn, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett, Zuleikha Robinson. Directed by Mira Nair; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala, based on the novel The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri; music by Nitin Sawhney; director of photography, Frederick Elmes; production designer, Stephanie Carroll; costume designer, Arjun Bhasin; film editor, Allyson C. Johnson.


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