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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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
When the family is leaving on the bus to the airport, there is a parrot on Okelo's shoulder. In the close-up of Okelo, the parrot is missing. See more
I'm ashamed of you! I am so ashamed of you!
[referring to Meena's family
Why do you always take their side? I worked hard for this motel and I am *not* running a charity!
Anil, you have become American.
So what? I'm living in America! You don't like it? Then go back to India!
Demetrius and Mina standing by the side of the road, dressed in traditional costumes of respective culture. See more
Features Nigahen: Nagina Part II
Performed by Jagjit Singh
and Chitra Singh
Music by Jagjit Singh
Lyrics by Sudarshan Faakir
Courtesy of HMV (The Gramophone Co. of India, Ltd.) See more