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Outsourced (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  29 November 2007 (Israel)
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After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.

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Matt Smith ...
Rudolf Rodrigues ...
Rickshaw Driver
Jai Neeraj Raj Purohit ...
Man Catching Train
Siddharth Jadhav ...
Gola Vendor
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Sudha Shivpuri ...
Raghu Mama ...
Aunti Ji's Old Man
Parvati ...
Aunti Ji's Server
Sitaram D. Kadam ...
Shop Till You Drop
Feroz ...
Kid
Raja Kadale ...
Aunti Ji's Handyman #1
Harish Chandra ...
Aunti Ji's Handyman #2
Prashant Mahesh ...
Aunti Ji's Handyman #3
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When the call center he manages in Seattle is outsourced to India, Todd travels there to train his replacement. Housed in a new building that looks like an above-ground bunker, the call center is staffed by willing novices whom Todd trains to sound American. One star on the staff is Asha, who teaches Todd that he should learn about India, and proceeds to do just that. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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When Todd first arrives at the airport in India, and is making his way through the group holding signs looking for people, the name on one of the signs is Gwen Bialic. See more »

Goofs

When Todd is being driven to the train station in the rickshaw, his position and the position of his luggage keeps switching back and forth from side to side depending on the location of the camera. To move the luggage alone from side to side would have required lots of effort and there is no leg or headroom to do so. See more »

Quotes

Todd Anderson: [standing on the ferry to the island of Gharapuri] What's with all the tourists?
Asha: Oh, some famous caves.
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Extra special thanks: Shiva Lingam, Ganesh, Kali (Hindu gods) See more »

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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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Written by Navtej Rehal, Thomas Sardorf (as Thomas Sardof) & Janus Barnewitz
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This is a "must see" romantic comedy
27 November 2007 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

I am not a fan of romantic comedies, specially "Friends" like ones because I think it is too pasteurized, politically correct. I thank God there is some nice romantic comedies with another spice that taste great for me and this movie is an example of it.

Basically it show the cultural shock of a sad US call center manager sent to India to train an outsourced team. It is very nice how this movie shows the way the de-passionated yank finds the meaning of life in such different place and culture.

I am Brazilian and I know some US people that comes here to visit the country and decided to stay and adopted Brazilian way of life. This movies shows very well this happening.

If you want a very nice movie to watch when you are depressed with your work, pick this one ... and prepare yourself to be eager to travel to an exotic place after it ends.


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