Monsoon Wedding (2001)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India.

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  • Lillete Dubey and Naseeruddin Shah in Monsoon Wedding (2001)
  • Parvin Dabas and Vasundhara Das in Monsoon Wedding (2001)
  • Parvin Dabas in Monsoon Wedding (2001)
  • Vasundhara Das in Monsoon Wedding (2001)
  • Director/Producer Mira Nair on the set of MONSOON WEDDING, an Odeon Films Inc. release.
  • Hemant Rai (Parvin Dabas) is welcome by his father-in-law-to-be Lalit Verma (Naseeruddin Shah) at the latter's home in the Mira Nair film MONSOON WEDDING, an Odeon Films Inc. release.

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15 February 2005 | simonisntsoyoung
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| One of the most brilliant movies I've ever seen
Monsoon Wedding was perhaps one of the most brilliant films I have ever seen. It took me somewhere I'd never been, and by the time two hours were up, I felt at home.

A lot of the film's success was in the acting. Talented portrayals of deep complex characters who can make you laugh and cry in just minutes. I was amazed how easy it was to keep tabs on no less than 5 separate subplots without getting the characters mixed up or losing interest.

Another key to Monsoon Wedding's success was how the camera told as much story as the actors and dialogue. Lingering shots on a character who doesn't seem part of the action revealed so much more than dialogue could.

And the most amazing thing - this film was made in 30 days!! Couldn't believe it. Fantastic production values, mind, not like many other Indian movies I've seen. And down-to-earth realistic, not like Bollywood. Yes, there is singing and dancing, but in context, not every five minutes!

I don't have anything against Bollywood, but I'm glad to see that there is a higher standard of Indian film-making out there.

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