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1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
"ABCD" is the story of Raj and Nina, first generation Asian-Indian immigrant children who have grown up in America, and their mother, Anju, who is desperately trying in her old age to reconcile her decision to come to America long ago. "ABCD" revolves around characters who are culturally lost. They can no longer fully adhere to the customs of the country they have left behind, and yet do not belong to the mainstream American culture because of their ethnicity.

Cast: Madhur Jaffrey , Faran Tahir , Sheetal Sheth , Aasif Mandvi , David Ari , Jennifer Dorr White , Adriane Forlana Erdos , Rex Young

Director: Krutin Patel

Genres: Drama, Romance

Distributor: Eros Pictures

ABCD (1999)

Release Date: November 30th, 2001|1 hr. 46 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    In this funny, touching and haunting film, Patel cuts through stereotypes to show the hard truths of straddling two cultures. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Involving study of sibling and interpersonal relationships. show more

  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Madhur Jaffrey and Faran Tahir fare considerably better as Nina's conservative mother and brother, leaving us confused ourselves: Why didn't Patel focus on them, instead? show more

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