Monsoon wedding directed by mira nair review of the film by albert michael ½ out of perhaps the movie monsoon wedding could be re-titled an ode to the punjabi life style in delhi. Monsoon wedding | review winner of the 2001 golden lion award at venice film festival monsoon wedding is about the nightmarish planning of a wedding stress and. A captivating film that conveys the joy, sadness, fear, envy, and resentment that often come to the surface at weddings a ritual, says theologian tom driver, is a party at which emotions are welcome and weddings are the kind of rituals where feelings rise to the surface and flow all over the. Monsoon wedding is a delightful film about a middle-class, indian family in the throes of planning a 'big fat' punjabi wedding during monsoon season in delhi, india the film sheds light on both the traditional (an arranged marriage) and the modern (the groom is an engineering student living in texas, us) wedding preparations and events.
Read the empire review of monsoon wedding find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. Monsoon wedding review by pete croatto unlike most of my filmcriticcom colleagues, i don't live in new york or san francisco, where the movie premieres are numerous. Poignant indian tale of family, love, and culture read common sense media's monsoon wedding review, age rating, and parents guide.
The film focuses more on the family drama bubbling under the surface everyone may be smiling and dancing but there's plenty of heated exchanges taking place behind closed doors this is something i don't see a lot of in indian cinema and i really love that nair goes against the grain to show the grittiness that is plainly absent. All's well in god's own celluloid land as director mira nair retraces her roots and finds the raison d'être for her movie monsoon wedding looks like the phantom myths of makki ki roti and sarson ki saag were the driving force for this once-accomplished-lady to churn out this rather banal flick that absolutely predictably caused some sort of a sensation in the land of the phirangs. Monsoon wedding does, at times, indulge in sentimentalism, walking on that edge that surrounds movies of this nature, but it¿s a fact that's easily excusable amid the film¿s many delights after.
After lagaan and asoka, along comes monsoon wedding - the third indian film in as many months to attempt the big breakthrough in the west as recipient of the venice film festival's golden lion. Watch monsoon wedding, monsoon wedding full free movie online hd a story set in the modern upper-middle class of india, where telecommunications and a western lifestyle mix with old traditions, like the arranged wedding watch4hdcom. Monsoon wedding is unlike any other wedding movie you have ever seen -- funny, sad, romantic, sexy, and full of whirling music and color with superb acting and a lovingly fragmented storyline, this is an amazing movie. Monsoon wedding, with an indian cast and crew and shot in india, was naturally marketed as an indian film in america and europe for non-indians, the story, the characters, the scenery, and the setting all seemed to indicate authentic indian-ness. Monsoon wedding (2001) a- sdg some movies present an idealized view of marriage and family others seem eager to debunk it, exposing its foibles and questioning its demands.
The exuberant ensemble comedy unites a punjabi family for the wedding of a family member relatives from all over the world descend on delhi for the wedding ceremony universal in theme, the film. Check out the exclusive tvguidecom movie review and see our movie rating for monsoon wedding. Watch monsoon wedding movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on tvguidecom. Like the greek-american film, monsoon wedding is a comedy about traditional values operating in a transformed society both pictures poke gentle fun at paternally-run family systems, but monsoon is both more serious and more deeply felt.
The thought of a posh wedding in delhi, with its baffling ceremonies, forest of flowers and flaunted wealth, is a little disconcerting, even for an observer. Much of the monsoon wedding story has been similarly serendipitous the film's success both in the united states and india came as a pleasant surprise to its makers. Berkeley theater review: 'monsoon wedding,' the musical mira nair's hit 2001 film makes a clunky first impression in its transition to stage musical by dennis harvey.
Monsoon wedding movie reviews and ratings -showtimescom rating of 433 out of 5 stars. Berkeley repertory theatre's monsoon wedding is loaded with wonderful moments that capture the quintessential story of two worlds that exist within one culture, as both of those cultures bridge their differences for a wedding and while there are so many great things that happen within the. The films of mira nair have brought mixed reviews after the critically acclaimed salaam bombay (1988), the films that followed never quite enjoyed the same success monsoon wedding sees her. Monsoon wedding movie reviews - cultures and families clash in mira nair's exuberant monsoon wedding, a mix of comedy and chaotic melodrama concerning the preparations for the arranged ma.