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Umrika

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****1/2 "An exceptional film" NZ Listener
**** "Sweet, funny and very touching" flicks.co.nz

A small village in India is invigorated when one of their own travels to America (aka, UMRIKA) and details his adventures through letters home, sparking community debate and inspiring hope. But when the letters mysteriously stop coming, his younger brother Rama (Suraj Sharma) sets out on a journey to find him. With the help of his best friend Lalu (Tony Revolori), Rama retraces his brother's path to find himself charting one of his own. Set in the mid-1980s, UMRIKA is a funny and meaningful story of the lengths taken to realize one's dreams.

COMING TO NEW ZEALAND CINEMAS ON 15 OCTOBER.

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Starring

Suraj Sharma, Tony Revolori, Adil Hussein, Rajesh Tailang

Directed by

Prashant Nair

Written by

Prashant Nair

Country Of Origin

India

Language

Hindi

Sundance Film Fest

"Writer/director Prashant Nair blends scenes of unmistakable warmth and a delightfully quirky comic touch with a sobering reflection on the palpable perils of chasing the American Dream."

The Hollywood Reporter

"A feel good movie between Slumdog Millionaire & The Lunchbox"

Flicks.co.nz

"Sweet, funny and very touching"

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