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The Namesake: 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.

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Ratings: IMDB: 7.6/10 Metascore: 82% RT: 86%
Released: September 02, 2006
Runtime: 122 mins
Genres: Drama
Countries: India USA
Director: Mira Nair
Actors: Aaron Yoo Amy Wright Brooke Smith Daniel Gerroll Gary Cowling Glenne Headly Gretchen Egolf Heather MacRae Irrfan Khan Jacinda Barrett Jessica Blank Kal Penn Linus Roache Marcus Collins Michael Countryman Ruma Guha Thakurta Sebastian Roche Stuart Rudin Sukanya Supriya Choudhury Tabu Zuleikha Robinson

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Posted by diakhateus 1 year, 1 month ago
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I can't remember the last time I cried after watching a movie...

Posted by MontyBeep 2 years, 7 months ago
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A amazing piece of work must watch for others interested in Indian heritage.

Posted by ivy1931 2 years, 10 months ago
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This movie is amazing and its soo touching i'm now obsessed with Nikolai Gogol :)

Posted by Just2nice 3 years, 8 months ago
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I am a action pack movie junkie zombie killing fool overly sex crazed any movie fan comedy driven thriller movie lover yet this movie is none of that and this might be the best movie I seen this year 10/10

Posted by Wolfrequiem 3 years, 9 months ago ( Edited 3 years, 9 months ago )
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I honed in on this one because of the Nikolai Gogol references, including the film's nod to The Overcoat. I am so glad that I did, because it is such a remarkable film. And, if you're only familiar with Penn from his Harold and Kumar antics, etc., you will be in for a real surprise with his performance here. In fact, he brings a depth and vulnerability to the role that you would not expect from him based on his comedic turns (the entire casts does, actually). The film is character driven--in case that is not your thing--and the story development has a pace to match, but the movie is so very understated, richly woven, and supple (from the ensemble to the wonderful parity of the cinematography to the story, itself, and the pathos and vulnerability of its characters as they wrestle with their identity amid their displacement) that I should think that even those not into slower drama would like it: 9/10.

Posted by subbu2005 4 years, 9 months ago
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love the movie , did justice to book ...very well directed & acted ..recommended ..9/10

Posted by ABBY07 4 years, 9 months ago
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I love this movie so much. I've seen it a few times and of course have the DVD..but I can never get tired of it. Amazing, I strongly recommended.

Posted by westnold 4 years, 11 months ago
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awesome movie really touching

Posted by diakhateus 5 years ago
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fantastic movie

Posted by akallabeth1982 5 years, 4 months ago
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This is truly a movie telling us about life and the importance of family ties. Indeed true bond of marriage, unconditional love to our parents that give life to us so that we will remember it and give us strength. I dedicate this movie to my parents and Nadia, love of my life.

Posted by nerikarra 5 years, 9 months ago
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THIS IS A GREAT MOVIE!!!!

Posted by tempuz 5 years, 12 months ago
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This movies show the true passion of the american dream and what it mean to immigrants.It also show how imporant it is to hold on to your own identity,putting a strong hold on family values.I love this movie

Posted by Aubrielle10 6 years ago
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this movie made me fall in love with the indian culture

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