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Monsoon Wedding Movie Review Summary

Actors: Naseeruddin Shah, Vasundhara Das, Vijay Raaz, Tilotama Shome

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The upper middle-class Verma household of New Delhi is in a happy uproar four days before daughter Aditi's arranged wedding to a young Indian man who lives in Texas. Other family members are coming to the event from Australia and Muscat, and father Lalit is in a tizzy over the arrangements and expense. Wedding planner P.K. Dubey hangs out on the premises, bullying his crew and developing a serious interest in the housemaid Alice. Although there are some dangerous secrets to be uncovered, this is a mostly joyous movie about family, old traditions and new innovations (both technical and emotional), and it's got a great soundtrack. Director Mira Nair (Mississippi Masala and Salaam, Bombay!) became the first woman director to win the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival with this lively 2001 film.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Indian Indian

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Indian Indian

Setting

Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   India City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   wealthy

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing

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