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Nina's Heavenly Delights (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 21 November 2007 (USA)
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A feisty young woman returns to Glasgow to run her deceased father's curry house.

Director:

Pratibha Parmar

Writers:

Andrea Gibb (screenplay by), Pratibha Parmar (story by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Fraser ... Lisa MacKinlay
Shelley Conn ... Nina Shah
Art Malik ... Raj Khanna
Ronny Jhutti ... Bobbi
Veena Sood ... Suman Shah
Atta Yaqub ... Kary Shah
Zoe Henretty Zoe Henretty ... Priya Shah
Raji James Raji James ... Sanjay Khanna
Elaine C. Smith Elaine C. Smith ... Auntie Mamie
Rita Wolf ... Auntie Tumi
Kathleen McDermott Kathleen McDermott ... Janice
Kulvinder Ghir ... TV Presenter
Hritika Thaker Hritika Thaker ... Young Nina
Kavita Dass Kavita Dass ... Bollywood Bowl Child
Tariq Mullan Tariq Mullan ... Ravi
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Storyline

Shelley Conn plays Nina, a young woman who ran away to London to avoid an arranged marriage. She returns to Glasgow three years later (after her father dies unexpectedly of a heart-attack) to find his gambling problem means the family restaurant has to be sold. To save it Nina decides to compete in a TV curry competition. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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A romantic feast rich with the tastes of life, love and spices See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Receita do Amor See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$267, 25 November 2007

Gross USA:

$9,936

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$50,171
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Art Malik's character Raj Khanna owns a restaurant in the movie called "The Jewel in the Crown." In 1984, Malik appeared in the mini-series The Jewel in the Crown (1984). See more »

Goofs

In the dance studio, as Fish and the other two dancers are about to leave Nina and her friend alone, crew and equipment are reflected in the full-length mirror. See more »

Quotes

Nina: [throwing little pebbles at Lisa's window]
Lisa: [opens the window, smiles] I thought you were Kary.
Nina: [smiling] Sorry to disappoint.
Lisa: Who said you did?
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A happy movie!
11 June 2007 | by drmrinaliniSee all my reviews

Knowing the struggles that a lot Asians go through with coming out and their acceptance by their families, this movie is a breeze of fresh air. It is OK for parents to have preconceived ideas and hopes for their kids but a little bit of open mindedness can make everyone so happy!

I watched this movie at the GLBT Festival at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, where this movie was selected to be screened on the closing night. Its a movie I can comfortably watch with my parents without making them uncomfortable also.

I also got an opportunity to hang out with Ms. Parmar, the director of the movie, who I interviewed for a magazine. A very down-to-earth, real person, who has kinda lived the story.

Kudos to Pratibha Parmar for giving me 2 hours of smiles and happiness through her movie!!


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