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Lonely in America (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  14 November 1991 (Australia)
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The dreams and aspirations about America and life of Arun, a young Indian in his 20s, change as he struggles to fit into a new and alien culture. His strained relationship with his rigidly ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ranjit Chowdhry ...
Tirlok Malik ...
Max
Adelaide Miller ...
Faye
Robert Kessler ...
Jim
David Toney ...
Duncan
Melissa Christopher ...
Becky
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Carlos (as Frankie Hughes)
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Himself
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Jenny, girl at museum
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Woman in Laundromat
Cee Cee Rider ...
Hettle Pastakia ...
Bride
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Chip
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The dreams and aspirations about America and life of Arun, a young Indian in his 20s, change as he struggles to fit into a new and alien culture. His strained relationship with his rigidly traditional uncle, Max, further complicates his dilemma. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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14 November 1991 (Australia)  »

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Em Busca do Paraíso  »

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Some of the credits are shown as magazine coverlines, others on a subscription card, a lottery scratch card and, for the director credit, a trashy tabloid. The critic for 'Variety' wrote: "This may be the first time a non-industry audience applauded the credits". See more »

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beautiful movie
18 February 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Ranjit Chowdhury is a comedy genius, pure and simple. Why don't we see more of this guy? "Lonely in America" is a warm and funny film. One of the reasons it works so successfully is the authentic nature of the characters and story. Ranjit gives us what we were looking for from Woody Allen (but didn't get!) during those dreadful Mia years.


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