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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    One of those joyous films that leaps over national boundaries and celebrates universal human nature. show more

  • 100
    Jonathan ForemanNew York Post

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

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Contains an incest story line that's disturbing but shouldn't scare people away. Nair handles the subject with such grace and sensitivity that it becomes just another element in this complex celebration of family. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

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