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  • 8 of 9 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library DVD Name 6337 (Text) 33294002015840 DVDs Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: videorecording
    1 videodisc (122 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches.
  • Edition: Widescreen format (1.85:1).
  • Distributor: Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel: The namesake / by Jhumpa Lahiri.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features (53 min.): optional audio commentary by Nair; 3 deleted scenes, with optional audio commentary by Nair (3 min. total); "The anatomy of 'The namesake'" a class taught by Nair at Columbia University's School of the Arts' Film Division (32 min.); "In character with Kal Penn" (4 min.); "Kolkata love poem" montage (4 min.); "Photography as inspiration" featurette (8 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.).
In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Participant or Performer Note: Kal Penn, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett, Zuleikha Robinson.
Summary, etc.: The American-born son of Indian immigrants feels pulled between his ethnic heritage and his desire to assimilate, especially after becoming involved with two very different women.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13, for sexuality/nudity, a scene of drug use, some disturbing images and brief language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1: Dolby 5.1 surround in English, Dolby surround in Spanish.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Genre/Form: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topic Heading: Adult DVD.

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