An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
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Romeo and Juliet had it easy.
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Demetrius' father, Williben, works as a server at a restaurant in their hometown of Greenwood, Mississippi. The location used to shoot the restaurant scenes was Lusco's, a real restaurant that has been a Greenwood institution since it was opened in 1933 by Italian immigrants. The restaurant's appearance is distinguished by its individual, curtained-off private dining booths, which are visible in the movie. As of 2006, the restaurant was still running. See more
On the map during the transition between Uganda and the U.S., Albany and Syracuse are located in Vermont. See more
You gave an interview on BBC saying that Amin was evil. Are you mad? What about Kinnu? What about Meena? Do you ever think of them?
What should I have done? Remain silent? That is the coward's way!
Don't talk to me about cowards! That's what you are. You're not leaving because you're scared to leave. You are scared of leaving Uganda.
Why should I go? Why should I go? Okelo, this is my home.
Not anymore, Jay. Africa is for Africans. *Black* Africans.
Demetrius and Mina standing by the side of the road, dressed in traditional costumes of respective culture. See more
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