Unbridled with Life: Interview with Mira Nair | 21 Mar 2007 // 5:00 PM
With The Namesake, based on Jhumpa Lahiri's popular novel, Mira Nair has found an ideal subject -- a family full of complex characters who spend their lives traversing traditions and expectations.
The Namesake | 27 Nov 2007 // 3:00 PM
Whatever else you get out of this movie -- a give-take equation that depends largely on your willingness to follow Nair’s lead -- it’s worth watching for Tabu’s superlative turn alone, which would earn her an Oscar if there were any justice in the First World.
The Namesake (2006) | 11 Mar 2007 // 9:00 PM
Attentive to surfaces as well as nuances, Mira Nair's adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiri's novel, The Namesake, is about legacies and responsibilities, ambitions and dislocations.