'Namesake's' author put her trust in director

Document author(s):
Charles Taylor
Document source:
Los Angeles Times
Publication date:
2007 Mar 08
Document language:
Document type:
Number of pages:
Source pagination:
Calendar Weekend, pp.E6, E8
Document name subject:
Mira Nair
Document contains:
production co
Related films:
  • The namesake — Nair, Mira — United States; India — 2006
Film country(ies):
India and United States
Film language(s):
Bengali, English, French, and Hindi
Film production company:
Cine Mosaic, Entertainment Farm, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Mirabai Films, and UTV Motion Pictures (India)
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Drama, Family, and Feature
Film subject(s):
  • East Indian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
  • East Indians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
  • Family life -- Drama
  • Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
  • Lahiri, Jhumpa. Namesake -- Film and video adaptations
  • Man-woman relationships -- Drama