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Based on 7 Reviews
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  • 25
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    A lightweight and sentimental exercise that succeeds at little except maybe inspiring the viewer to go out and find a decent curry. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Light and sweet, comfort food dressed up with a dash of exotic spice. show more

  • 25
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    This movie's heart is in the right place, which is one way of saying it's terrible. show more

  • 60
    Lisa Nesselson Variety

    Stereotypes abound, dialogue is conventional and pace scattered. Still, resulting stew is pleasant. show more

  • 50
    Village Voice

    "A difficult choice, between perfection and heavenly delight," crows the announcer at an Indian-cooking contest during this movie's climax. Sadly, Pratibha Parmar's Nina's Heavenly Delights offers neither. show more

  • 50
    Los Angeles Times

    There are a few surprising flavors in Nina's Heavenly Delights, but it's more of a samosa than a meal. The ceiling is set pretty low when characters start exhorting each other to "follow your heart." Which they do, early and often. show more

  • 50
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    A lesbian-foodie fairy tale that keeps its appetites well under control. The title may hint at naughty pleasures, but the director, Pratibha Parmar, is more interested in pappadams than passion. show more

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