• Touch of Pink (2004)

Touch of Pink

Release Date: July 16th, 2004

DVD Release Date: January 11th, 2005

R |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Alim (Jimi Mistry) is a gay man living in London to escape the domineering eye of his conservative Muslim mother, Nuru (Suleka Mathew), back in Canada. Alim keeps his homosexuality secret from his mother, so when she comes for a surprise visit, he and his boyfriend, Giles (Kristen Holden-Reid), must put on a straight facade to hide the truth. Throughout all this turmoil, Alim imagines himself talking to the spirit of Cary Grant (Kyle MacLachlan) as a means of coping with the stress.

Cast: Jimi Mistry, Kyle MacLachlan, Suleka Mathew, Kris Holden-Ried, Veena Sood, Brian George, Raoul Bhaneja, Liisa Repo-Martell

Director: Ian Iqbal Rashid

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Sienna Films Inc., Martin Pope Productions

Keywords: 2000s, Touching, Love, London, Sister, Witty, Mother, Offbeat

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    First-time feature director Rashid has made a piece of eye candy that's irresistible. The point of this film may be to embrace reality, but frankly, who needs it? show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    What makes the film so much fun is an ingenious plot device embedded in Rashid's sharply observed screenplay. show more

  • 75
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    A clever and big- hearted gay screwball comedy. show more

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