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ABCD (1999)

 -  Drama  -  12 October 2000 (USA)
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The only goal of an ageing Asian-American widow is to see her son and rebellious daughter (described as an American Born Confused Deshi or ABCD) married off to respectable Indian families.

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The only goal of an ageing Asian-American widow is to see her son and rebellious daughter (described as an American Born Confused Deshi or ABCD) married off to respectable Indian families.

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The title stands for "American Born Confused Desi" (pronounced "Deshi" in the film. The confusion refers to the clash of cultural identities and Desi to a person of South Asian descent. Variations on the term extend the acronym to all letters of the alphabet, from A to Z. See more »

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Horrible Horrible Movie
14 November 2004 | by (boston) – See all my reviews

This movie was absolutely horrible. The plot could have been half-way decent, and the movie tolerable if they had simply developed the characters better and hired people who could act. I was excited at the prospects of an independent movie focusing on the life of Indian Americans. It was a subject not often shown and had the potential to be very interesting. However, too many plot lines that were not fully developed and poor acting made 102 minutes seem like 4 hours. At the end I hated all of the characters and was happy that they had made their own lives so miserable. Do not watch this movie. Steer clear from it in the video store!


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