The Namesake

Release date: March 9, 2007
(limited)

Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Director: Mira Nair

MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sexuality/nudity, a scene of drug use, some disturbing images and brief language)

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Starring: Kal Penn, Jacinda Barrett, Brooke Smith, Irrfan Khan, Zuleikha Robinson, Tabu , Sahira Nair

Genre: Drama

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Plot Summary:

When the the Ganguli family moves from Calcutta to New York, they embark upon a lifelong balancing act to meld into a new world without forgetting the old. Though parents Ashoke and Ashima long for the family and culture that enveloped them in India, they take great pride in the opportunities their sacrifices have afforded their children. Paradoxically, their son Gogol is torn between finding his own unique identity without losing his heritage. Even Gogol's name represents the family's journey into the unknown.

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