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The Journey (I) (1997)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  October 1997 (USA)
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Kishan Singh, his wife, and an only child, a son, Raj,live in India. Kishan runs his household by working as a school-teacher. They want their son to grow up well educated, and live a ... See full summary »

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Kishan Singh, his wife, and an only child, a son, Raj,live in India. Kishan runs his household by working as a school-teacher. They want their son to grow up well educated, and live a better life abroad. Raj studiously pursues his studies in medicine, & re-locates to in Pittsburgh, U.S.A., soon becomes establishes his practice there. He falls in love with a lovely Caucasian woman named Laura, and both get married, and soon give birth to a daughter and name her Jenny. Thereafter tragedy befalls the Singh family as Kishan's wife passes away. Alone, retired, and not having much to do in India, he decides to re-locate to U.S.A. and live with his son. He is received warmly by Laura, Raj, and Jenny. Kishan and Jenny take to each other very well, and often go for long walks in the countryside. On one such walk, Kishan and Jenny separate. Kishan is unable to locate her, and asks Raj and Laura to help him. A frantic search does get them to Jenny - but anger and acrimony have now taken over ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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12 November 2005 | by (Boulder, CO) – See all my reviews

I just happened to catch this on the IFC. What a lucky catch. I can't believe that this movie has not been given wider distribution and commentary, since it is excellent. The cultural differences so warmly observed here between the Indian and modern American help us to a better understanding of both, and perhaps to a better understanding of ourselves.

This is not a flashy movie, but one that draws you in with its careful editing. There are simple moments of great beauty as when the father tells the story of a poem sung by a circle of Japanese visitors to an art museum, or the recitation of a short poem relevant to the story.

I had never seen any of these actors before, but they are uniformly up to the task, all turning in highly believable performances.

And the Indian music carries you along. I definitely came to a greater appreciation of Indian music from having seen this film. There is a scene where an older Indian listens to the music and, without saying a word, shows you how deeply affecting it can be.


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