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ABCD (1999)

Unrated  |   |  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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Just not the right movie
12 January 2002 | by (US, Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This movie is serious and it doesn't claim to solve the problems. But, movies are an experience to entertain, this is not entertainment. This is like watching my kid sister in one of her bad moments of life. There is not even a glimmer of hope anywhere.


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