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I For India Reviews

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May 15, 2008
A surprisingly delicate, quietly emotional documentary look at the experiences of one Indian family that immigrated to England in the 1960s.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 8, 2008
Sandhya Suri strikes humanist gold in her feature-filmmaking debut.
April 4, 2008
It's a tale that many immigrant families around the world could tell, but probably without as much documentation.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 4, 2008
The best home movies you'll see. Really.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 5, 2007
Despite its rough-hewn technical aspects, "I for India" emerges as a moving portrait of cultural dislocation and the emotional complexities of family dynamics.
November 15, 2007
It's a must-see for everyone, especially the Lou Dobbses and Tom Tancredos of the world.
November 14, 2007
In I for India Sandhya Suri offers her family's immigrant experience as a springboard for questions of nationality and filial responsibility.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 13, 2007
I for India acts as a ravishing film-on-film commentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 13, 2007
November seems late enough to call this one of the richest documentaries of the year.
November 8, 2007
Suri's film is a loving tribute to her family that never feels like an invasion of their privacy, and a potent, heartfelt meditation on time, home and identity.
August 3, 2007
Intriguing, moving and relevant.
August 3, 2007
A remarkable meditation on the agonies and enigmas of migration.
August 3, 2007
Warm, watchable film-making.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 3, 2007
A picture of cultural displacement and Anglo-Indian rapprochement almost worthy of EM Forster.
August 3, 2007
A fascinating, heartrending, beautifully compiled glimpse into one expatriate family's filmed self-portrait.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 3, 2007
Perceptive and powerful.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 3, 2007
A deeply moving portrait of a family trying to retain their indigenous identity.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 1, 2007
A lovely and thoughtful film.
July 31, 2007
A rare and precious insight into the immigrant experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 19, 2007
Works beautifully both as an intensely personal family history and as an intriguing comment on today's global culture.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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