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

Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Umatilla County Public Libraries.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library. (Show)

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Summary:

The Namesake is a family drama about the Gangulis, who came to USA from India in order to experience a world of limitless opportunities. American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library DVD NAMES (Text) 37801000507978 DVD DVD None 07/11/2015 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment: 32304SDW.
Based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri.
Special features: commentary by director Mira Nair; 3 deleted scenes; the anatomy of The Namesake - a class at Columbia Univerity's Graduate Film School; Fox Movie Channel presents : in character with Kal Penn; music video 'Kolkata love poem'
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Mira Nair ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett, Sahira Nair, Zuleikha Robinson, Brooke Smith.
Summary, etc.:
The Namesake is a family drama about the Gangulis, who came to USA from India in order to experience a world of limitless opportunities. American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Target Audience Note:
Classification: M. Moderate themes, infrequent drug use.
Original Version Note:
First released: United States 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, 2006.
System Details Note:
DVD ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen (1.85:1).
Language Note:
In English with subtitles in English and English commentary for the hearing impaired.
Subject: East Indians > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Immigrants > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Young men > Drama.
East Indian Americans > Drama.
Children of immigrants > Drama.
Assimilation (Sociology) > Drama.
Alienation (Social psychology) > Drama.
Names, Personal > Drama.
New York (State) > Drama.
India > Drama.
Genre: Feature films > India.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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