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Mira Nair

Director, Actor

Salaam Bombay!Salaam Bombay! (1988) Recommended
Dir. Mira Nair
Feat. Shafiq Syed, Hansa Vithal
Breakthrough Indian film that eschews Bollywood tradition is a compassionate account of an 11–year–old village boy, stranded on the…
Mississippi MasalaMississippi Masala (1992) Recommended
Dir. Mira Nair
Feat. Denzel Washington, Roshan Seth, Sarita Choudhury
A poignant gem about a tabooed romance between a beautiful Indian girl and a black carpet cleaner (Denzel Washington) in the deep South.
Perez Family, ThePerez Family, The (1995)
Dir. Mira Nair
Feat. Alfred Molina, Anjelica Huston, Marisa Tomei
A gently humorous tale about Cuban refugees who pose as a family in order to gain entry into the U.S. The director of SALAAM BOMBAY well harnesses…
Kama SutraKama Sutra (1996)
Dir. Mira Nair
Feat. Indira Varma, Sarita Choudhury, Ramon Tikaram
The director of SALAAM BOMBAY returns to her native land for this enticing, beautifully photographed tale of love, jealousy and revenge among the…
Monsoon WeddingMonsoon Wedding (2001) Recommended
Dir. Mira Nair
Feat. Naseeruddin Shah, Shafali Shetty, Lillete Dubey
Exotically charmed with a glamorous cast and a tremendous soundtrack, various members of an extended Indian family busy themselves with the mystery…
11'09'0111'09'01 (September 11) (2002) Recommended
Dir. Ken Loach, Claude Lelouch, Sean Penn
Feat. Ernest Borgnine
A consistently intriguing omnibus of 11 short films made by various top directors about the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001 in New York –…
Hysterical BlindnessHysterical Blindness (2002)
Dir. Mira Nair
Feat. Uma Thurman, Juliette Lewis, Gena Rowlands
A red–maned Uma Thurman comes to terms with her 'Jersey Girl' existence in this noted telemovie from dir. Mira Nair (MONSOON…
Full Frame Documentary Shorts Volume IFull Frame Documentary Shorts Volume I (2003)
Dir. Mira Nair, Roger Weisberg, Eva Saks
Inaugural selection of titles from the Full Frame Documentary Festival held annually in Durham, North Carolina, which screens over 100 docos each…
Vanity FairVanity Fair (2004)
Dir. Mira Nair
Feat. Reese Witherspoon, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Rhys Ifans
Sumptuous and intelligent adaptation of William Thackeray's novel, about the rise of an unscrupulous orphan lass to the aristocracy in Britain during…
Namesake, TheNamesake, The (2006) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mira Nair
Feat. Irfan Khan, Kal Penn, Jagannath Guha
Cutting right to the heart of the 'immigrant experience', this outstanding melodrama from the dir. of MONSOON WEDDING beautifully explores the…

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