The Namesake

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The Namesake

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The Namesake

Release Date: September 02, 2006

Year    :   2006
Slogan    :   «Two Worlds. One Journey.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Fox Searchlight Pictures, Mirabai Films
Director    :   Mira Nair
Producers    :   Mira Nair, Lori Keith Douglas, Lydia Dean Pilcher, Yukie Kito, Yasushi Kotani, Taizo Son, Ronnie Screwvala, Zarina Screwvala, Anadil Hossain, Dinaz Stafford
Writers    :   Sooni Taraporevala, Jhumpa Lahiri
RunTime    :   122 mins.
Budget    :   12000000
Revenue    :   20354321

After moving from Calcutta to New York, members of the Ganguli family maintain a delicate balancing act between honoring the traditions of their native India and blending into American culture. Although parents Ashoke and Ashima are proud of the sacrifices they make to give their children opportunities, their son Gogol strives to forge his own identity without forgetting his heritage.

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