An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it. Written by
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Romeo and Juliet had it easy.
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Demetrius' father, Williben, works as a server at a restaurant in their hometown of Greenwood, Mississippi. The location used to shoot the restaurant scenes was Lusco's, a real restaurant that has been a Greenwood institution since it was opened in 1933 by Italian immigrants. The restaurant's appearance is distinguished by its individual, curtained-off private dining booths, which are visible in the movie. As of 2006, the restaurant was still running. See more
When the family is leaving on the bus to the airport, there is a parrot on Okelo's shoulder. In the close-up of Okelo, the parrot is missing. See more
[after Jay and Kinnu discover her and Demetrius's relationship
What about me? What about me? I've never asked you for anything! Never expected anything! I'm 24 years old, and I'm still here! Stuck *here!* You think I'm happy? I love him. That's not a crime, is it?
You call this love? When all you have done is bring such shame upon our heads?
I didn't do anything! *They* barged in!
Don't answer back! At least have the decency to be sorry!
I am sorry about this mess, but I'm not sorry I'm in love...
The following appears at the end of the credits: Hakuna Matata "No Problem", in Kiswahili See more
Sawan Ka Mahina
Performed by Viji Subramaniam
, Sattar Tari
& Gopal Marathe
Courtesy of HMV (The Gramophone Co. of India, Ltd.) See more