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Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the 2009 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, this charming comedy with a subtle message of tolerance is the directorial debut of writer and long-time Mira Nair associate, Sooni Taraporevela (Salaam Bombay, Mississippi Masala, The Namesake). A portrait of Mumbai’s Parsi community embellished with quirky humor, the insightful and episodic story focuses on two households and is an endearing collage of characters coming to terms with their respective lives. A young boy awaits the arrival of his soccer hero while his father (Sohrab Ardeshir) is on a mission to expand his purist cult. Simultaneously, a newspaper owner (Boman Arani) struggles to keep his press running as his wife tries to reconcile an unusual relationship with her mother. Amidst this chaos, an artist and inventor looks to build a flight simulator while gathering the courage to profess his love to the girl next door.
India, 2008, In English and Hindi & Gujurati with English subtitles, 100 min, Directed by Sooni Taraporevela