The Namesake

May 5, 2010  |  Reviews

“A glory on a huge, colorful canvas. Strikingly original, heartfelt, superbly acted and profoundly satisfying.” Joe Morgenster –Wall Street Journal

“Mira Nair soars with her film version of Jhumpa Lahiri’s novel The Namesake. This is a generational family saga everyone can relate to, and Nair gives it her special magic.” PETER TRAVERS – Rolling Stone

The Namesake remains a richly compelling story of family and self-discovery … a loving, deeply felt screen translation that should appease fans of the book while making many new converts.” Scott Foundas – Variety

“Marvelous and moving. A-” –Entertainment Weekly

“A spell-binding exploration of love and belonging.” Karen Dubin – Elle

The Namesake elicits laughter and tears in its profound and emotionally resonant family portrait.” – USA TODAY


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