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Title: Monsoon Wedding (IMDb)
Starring: Naseeruddin Shah
Released: 13th October 2009
SRP: $39.95 Each

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Criterion has announced DVD ($39.95) and Blu-ray ($39.95) editions of Monsoon Wedding for the 13th October. Extras will include an audio commentary featuring director Mira Nair, 3 bonus documentary shorts ("So Far from India" 1983, "India Cabaret" 1985, "The Laughing Club of India" 2001), 4 bonus Nair Fiction shorts ("The Day the Mercedes Became a Hat" 1993, "11-09-01 - September 11" 2002, "Migration" 2007, "How Can It Be?" 2008), a new interview with Naseeruddin Shah, a new interview with cinematographer Declan Quinn and Production Designer Stephanie Carroll, the trailer, and an Essay by Critic Pico Lyer.

Monsoon Wedding

Monsoon Wedding


Quote: Cultures and families clash in Mira Nair's exuberant MONSOON WEDDING, a mix of comedy and chaotic melodrama concerning the preparations for the arranged marriage of a modern upper-middle-class Indian family's only daughter, Aditi. Of course there are hitches--Aditi has been having an affair with a married TV host; she's never met her husband to be, who lives in Houston; the wedding has worsened her father's hidden financial troubles; even the wedding planner has become a nervous wreck--as well as burried family secrets. But Nair's celebration is ultimately joyful and cathartic: a love song to her home city of Delhi and her own Punjabi family.

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