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23-year-old Nikhil comes to Canada from India to find his fortune and is convinced by his uncle to work as a companion and care-giver to Sam, an elderly Jewish man. An unlikely friendship ensues, which gives both men new insight into life. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Ranjit Chowdhry ... Nikhil 'Shwartza' Parikh
Peter Boretski ... Sam 'Zayda' Cohen

Om Puri ... Chetan Parikh
Heath Lamberts ... Morris Cohen

Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Baldev
Javed Jaffrey ... Xavier (as Javid Jafri)
Jolly Bader ... Ali Akbar
Leonard Chow ... Keith Wong
Marcia Diamond ... Hannah Cohen
Gina Wilkinson ... Mariana
Howard Jerome ... Mr. Klugman
Lance Koyata ... Takahito

Andy Marshall ... Vincent
Kay Tremblay ... Mrs. Rohrlich
Gene Mack ... Lucas
John Edward Campbell ... Jimmy Yarulewski

Johanna Kern ... Mrs. Yarulewski (as Johanna Kern-Wronikowski)
Avi Phillips ... Mikey Yarulewski
Max Beckford ... Zack
Ratna Omidvar ... Iranian vendor
Pierre Gautreau ... Cop one
Paul Massie ... Cop two
Tova Gallimore ... Dancer one
C.J. Fidler ... Dancer two (as Cindy Fidler)
Chandra Galasso ... Student one
Marla Pinsky ... Student two
John Comerford ... Taxi Man (as Jon Comerford)
Les Nirenberg ... Rabbi
Morris Phillips ... Mourner
Bernie Grossman ... Mourner
Bill Pearl ... Mourner
Louis Stone ... Mourner
Jack Newman ... Mourner
David Wince ... Mourner
Bruce Roney ... Mourner
Roselle Stone ... Mourner
Carrie Loring ... Mourner
Devyani Saltzman ... Girl in Sunglasses
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Directed by
Deepa Mehta 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ranjit Chowdhry 

Produced by
Steve Levitan .... executive producer
Allan Magee .... associate producer
Deepa Mehta .... producer
Paul Saltzman .... executive producer
Robert Wertheimer .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Korven 
 
Cinematography by
Guy Dufaux 
 
Film Editing by
Boyd Bonitzke 
 
Casting by
Brian Levy 
 
Production Design by
Linda Del Rosario 
Richard Paris 
 
Costume Design by
Maya Mani 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Myron Hoffert .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Michael Baskerville .... sound re-recording mixer
Tony Gronick .... sound
Ric Jurgens .... adr recordist
 
Special Effects by
Tim Good .... special effects assistant
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Crockford .... second assistant camera
Patrick Stepien .... "a" camera first assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nancy Duggan .... assistant costume designer
Nancy Duggan .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Larry Engelmann .... final colorist
 
Music Department
Michael Baskerville .... music engineer
Michael Baskerville .... score mixer
 
Other crew
Kevin Fletcher .... production assistant
Sharon Fletcher .... office assistant
Victoria Harding .... location manager
Cynde Harmon .... production accountant
 

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