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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lydia Dean Pilcher; Mira Nair; Sooni Taraporevala; Kal Penn; Tabu; Irrfan Khan; Jacinda Barrett; Zuleikha Robinson; Frederick Elmes; Allyson C Johnson; Nitin Sawhney; Jhumpa Lahiri; Fox Searchlight Pictures.; Entertainment Farm (Firm); UTV Motion Pictures (India); Mirabai Films (Firm); Cine Mosaic (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
|Language Note:||In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish. Closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||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.).
|Credits:||Director of photography, Frederick Elmes ; editor, Allyson C. Johnson ; music by Nitin Sawhney.|
|Cast:||Kal Penn, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett, Zuleikha Robinson.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG-13, for sexuality/nudity, a scene of drug use, some disturbing images and brief language.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1: Dolby 5.1 surround in English, Dolby surround in Spanish.|
|Contents:||Special features: Widescreen version --
Audio commentary by director Mira Nair --
"The anatomy of The Namesake: A class at Columbia University's Graduate Film School" --
Fox Movie Channel presents "In Character" with Kal Penn --
"Kolkata love poem" featurette --
"Photography as inspiration" featurette --
Deleted scenes --
Language: English 5.1 Dolby surround ; Spanish Dolby surround --
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French.
|Other Titles:||Namesake (Motion picture)|
|Responsibility:||Fox Searchlight Pictures, Entertainment Farm, UTV Motion Pictures present ; a Mirabai Films & Cine Mosaic production ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair ; screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala ; directed by Mira Nair.|
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