Green Card Fever (2003)



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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 attempts to assist him in his quest.
Comedy , Drama , Romance
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Vikram Dasu
as Murali
Deep Katdare
as Omjeet
Purva Bedi
as Bharathi
Robert Lin
as Chan
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Critic Reviews for Green Card Fever

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (5)

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | August 26, 2003
Village Voice
Top Critic

The timeliness of this subject, a lively cast and an unfamiliar setting -- Columbus, Ohio -- help offset heavy-handed melodramatics and plotting.

Full Review… | August 22, 2003
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

The result is earnest but not terribly original.

August 21, 2003
New York Post
Top Critic

An amiable but highly didactic romantic drama.

Full Review… | August 21, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Unhappily, the film would embarrass a first-year film student.

August 21, 2003
Hollywood Reporter
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