The Namesake

  • 2006
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  • PG13
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Poignant saga of cultures clashing across generations as a Bengali family attempts to acclimate to life in the U.S. Kal Penn, Tabu. Directed by Mira Nair.

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The Namesake (HBO)
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The Namesake (HBO)

Air Date: 12/6/07
Ends 10/31/16. While living in India, Ashoke survived a deadly crash and attributed his fortune to his favorite author Nicholai Gogol. Years later in America, Ashoke and his wife remember the author by giving the nickname Gogol to their son, which the boy initially adores. As a teen, Gogol's distaste for the name and his heritage grows, but within time he may realize its cultural value.
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