• Monsoon Wedding (2002)

Monsoon Wedding

Release Date: February 22nd, 2002

DVD Release Date: September 24th, 2002

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

The exuberant ensemble comedy unites a Punjabi family for the wedding of a family member. Relatives from all over the world descend on Delhi for the wedding ceremony. Universal in theme, the film explores the bonds that unite families in touching, dramatic, and comedic ways.

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey

Director: Mira Nair

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Delhi Dot Com, Mirabai Films

Distributors: USA Films

Keywords: Father , House , Lighthearted , Hilarious , Love interest , Love , 2000s , Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Jonathan ForemanNew York Post

    Sheer delight. An ensemble comedy-drama that recalls Robert Altman's best work. show more

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Nair's movie, far from being paste, is a string of small, exquisite gems.

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A feast for the eyes and ears as its story is a banquet for the heart. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Winner Golden Lion for best movie
Mostra del Cinema di Venezia (2001)
Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)