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The Resource The namesake, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment Farm, UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mira Nair Films & Cine Mosaic production ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; directed by Mira Nair

The namesake, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment Farm, UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mira Nair Films & Cine Mosaic production ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; directed by Mira Nair

Label
The namesake
Title
The namesake
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment Farm, UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mira Nair Films & Cine Mosaic production ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; directed by Mira Nair
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Editor
Publisher
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The American-born son of Indian immigrants feels pulled between his ethnic heritage and his desire to assimilate, especially after becoming involved with two very different women
Cataloging source
GP4
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Namesake (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Frederick Elmes ; editor, Allyson C. Johnson ; music by Nitin Sawhney ; costume designer, Arjun Bhasin ; production designer, Stephanie Carroll
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13, for sexuality/nudity, a scene of drug use, some disturbing images and brief language
Language note
  • In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Kal Penn, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett, Zuleikha Robinson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1977-
  • 1970 November 4-
  • 1962-
  • 1977-
  • 1959-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nair, Mira
  • Pilcher, Lydia Dean
  • Taraporevala, Sooni
  • Penn, Kal
  • Tabu
  • Khan, Irrfan
  • Barrett, Jacinda
  • Robinson, Zuleikha
  • Elmes, Frederick
  • Johnson, Allyson C.
  • Sawhney, Nitin
  • Lahiri, Jhumpa
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Entertainment Farm (Firm)
  • UTV Motion Pictures (India)
  • Mirabai Films (Firm)
  • Cine Mosaic (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East Indians
  • East Indian Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Families
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The namesake, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment Farm, UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mira Nair Films & Cine Mosaic production ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; directed by Mira Nair
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel: The namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features (53 min.): optional audio commentary by Nair; 3 deleted scenes, with optional audio commentary by Nair (3 min. total); "The anatomy of 'The namesake'" a class taught by Nair at Columbia University's School of the Arts' Film Division (32 min.); "In character with Kal Penn" (4 min.); "Kolkata love poem" montage (4 min.); "Photography as inspiration" featurette (8 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
4723692
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543456087
  • 024543456131
  • 024543456155
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182540467
  • (OCoLC)182540467
System details
DVD, region 1: Dolby 5.1 surround in English, Dolby surround in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The namesake, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment Farm, UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mira Nair Films & Cine Mosaic production ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; directed by Mira Nair
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel: The namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features (53 min.): optional audio commentary by Nair; 3 deleted scenes, with optional audio commentary by Nair (3 min. total); "The anatomy of 'The namesake'" a class taught by Nair at Columbia University's School of the Arts' Film Division (32 min.); "In character with Kal Penn" (4 min.); "Kolkata love poem" montage (4 min.); "Photography as inspiration" featurette (8 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
4723692
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543456087
  • 024543456131
  • 024543456155
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn182540467
  • (OCoLC)182540467
System details
DVD, region 1: Dolby 5.1 surround in English, Dolby surround in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD

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