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Two South Asian men on a subway share their nostalgia, loneliness, hopes and despair about life in America.

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Prashant Bhargava
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sanjay Chandani ... Vivek
Hesh Sarmalkar Hesh Sarmalkar ... Raj
Ranjana Bhargava Ranjana Bhargava ... Opening narrator (voice)
Elizabeth June ... Woman Singing
Amad Jackson ... Invisible Man
Mike Ladd Yazeed Mike Ladd Yazeed ... Man on Corner
Ditte Hofman Ditte Hofman ... Fight on Street
Heidi Holland Heidi Holland ... Fight on Street
Chris Paige Chris Paige ... Fight on Street
Chris Zonnas ... Fight on Street
Mona Bernard Mona Bernard ... Woman Eating Fries
Hollie Hunt Hollie Hunt ... Couple on Train
E. George Perry ... Couple on Train (as Ernest Perry)
Deanne Foote Deanne Foote ... Business Woman
George Morafetis ... Man Reading
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Storyline

Two Indian men strike up a conversation on the subway headed toward Coney Island - Vivek is US born but went to India as a youth and has distinct memories which leave him with longing; Raj is in the US only two weeks, has no family in New York, and needs work. Both are lonely in their own way. Can this chance encounter lead anywhere? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hindi

Release Date:

January 2004 (USA) See more »

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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bittersweet, with a twist
15 July 2006 | by vrbass-1See all my reviews

A modest little film about two Indians in America, one whose family immigrated when he was a small child, the other only two weeks in the US. The first has only vague memories and his mother's stories about his former homeland; they are dreams of a place where you can bathe in the holy rivers. The other has only vague notions of the freedoms that are possible in America; he attempts to escape the oppression of home in the "land of the free". A chance meeting on the New York subway connects them, with talk of film songs and favorite foods. The surprise twist and conflict towards the end forces both men to quietly contemplate where they are and where they have been.


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