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Green Card Fever

Green Card Fever (2003)

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40

Average Rating: 4.4/10
Critic Reviews: 5
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 3

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A young foreigner's quest to obtain an ever-elusive green card fuels this romantic comedy drama from first-time writer/director Bala Rajasekharuni. Intentionally overstaying his visa in order to seek out a green card that will permit him to remain in the U.S., the naïve youngster finds himself wading through a sordid underworld of illegal immigrants and immigration layers while attempting to elude the ever-persistent INS. Along the way he find himself falling for a an Indian American girl who

Unrated,

Drama, Romance, Comedy

$67.5k

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The film's problems are too numerous to list, but look for the boom mic at approximately 45m.

August 26, 2003 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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The timeliness of this subject, a lively cast and an unfamiliar setting -- Columbus, Ohio -- help offset heavy-handed melodramatics and plotting.

August 22, 2003 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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The result is earnest but not terribly original.

August 21, 2003
New York Post
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An amiable but highly didactic romantic drama.

August 21, 2003 Full Review Source: New York Times
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Unhappily, the film would embarrass a first-year film student.

August 21, 2003
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