The Resource The namesake, Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Entertainment Farm ; UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mirabai Films & Cine Mosaic production ; directed by Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher [and] Mira Nair, (videorecording)

The namesake, Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Entertainment Farm ; UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mirabai Films & Cine Mosaic production ; directed by Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher [and] Mira Nair, (videorecording)

Label
The namesake
Title
The namesake
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Entertainment Farm ; UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mirabai Films & Cine Mosaic production ; directed by Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher [and] Mira Nair
Title variation
Mira Nair's The namesake
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ben
  • ben
  • eng
  • eng
  • ben
  • hin
  • tam
  • tel
  • eng
  • ben
Summary
An American-born son of Indian immigrants wants to fit in with fellow New Yorkers, but his family is unwilling to let go of their traditional ways
Awards note
  • Official selection, Telluride Film Festival
  • Official selection, Toronto Film Festival
Cataloging source
MRB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Mira Nair ; screenplay, Sooni Taraporevala ; producers, Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; music, Nitin Sawhney
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English and Bengali with optional English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, and Telugu subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.N36 2007
PerformerNote
Kal Penn, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett, Zuleikha Robinson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1977-
  • 1970 Nov. 4-
  • 1962-
  • 1977-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nair, Mira
  • Taraporevala, Sooni
  • Pilcher, Lydia Dean
  • Penn, Kal
  • Tabu
  • Khan, Irrfan
  • Barrett, Jacinda
  • Robinson, Zuleikha
  • Sawhney, Nitin
  • Lahiri, Jhumpa
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • UTV Motion Pictures (India)
  • Entertainment Farm (Firm)
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young men
  • East Indian Americans
  • Assimilation (Sociology)
  • Children of immigrants
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • New York (State)
  • India
Technique
live action
Label
The namesake, Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Entertainment Farm ; UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mirabai Films & Cine Mosaic production ; directed by Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher [and] Mira Nair, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen
  • Title in Bengali on container and disc
  • Based on the book the "The namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • DVD release of a 2006 motion picture
  • Special features: The anatomy of The namesake - the making, In character with Kal Penn, Music video "Kolkata love poem", audio commentary by Mira Nair, Deleted scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn169908625
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
UMP DVD 010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)169908625
System details
DVD, 16 x 9 anamorphic widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The namesake, Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Entertainment Farm ; UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mirabai Films & Cine Mosaic production ; directed by Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher [and] Mira Nair, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen
  • Title in Bengali on container and disc
  • Based on the book the "The namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • DVD release of a 2006 motion picture
  • Special features: The anatomy of The namesake - the making, In character with Kal Penn, Music video "Kolkata love poem", audio commentary by Mira Nair, Deleted scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn169908625
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
UMP DVD 010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)169908625
System details
DVD, 16 x 9 anamorphic widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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