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A village in India is invigorated when one of their own journeys to America and details his adventures through letters home.

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Critic Reviews for Umrika

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The greater themes resonate because Nair has managed to incorporate several big and abstract topics into a story in which they become highly personal for the characters.

Sep 10, 2015 | Full Review…

Umrika achieves remarkable power as a story by concentrating its view of America through the eyes of people who have never been there.

Sep 10, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

'Life of Pi's' Suraj Sharma makes his Bollywood debut in this ingratiating drama set in the '70s and '80s.

Jan 28, 2015 | Full Review…
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"Umrika" gets too distracted by unnecessary sidelines when it could be focusing on its intensely likable characters and investing in its own intriguing concepts.

Feb 5, 2019 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

There are moments of comedy, of eternal sadness, hope, and emptiness. The varying ranges are impressive.

Aug 14, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Prashant Nair, the director, has crafted a sweet, funny and very touching narrative that is universal.

Oct 31, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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