MONSOON WEDDING
MONSOON WEDDING


SYNOPSIS
As the romantic monsoon rains loom, the extended Verma family reunites from around the globe for a last-minute arranged marriage in New Delhi. MONSOON WEDDING traces five intersecting stories, navigating different aspects of love and crossing boundaries of class, continent and morality. It celebrates a contemporary India never before seen on screen.

DIRECTORMira Nair
YEAR2001
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSVenice 2001: GOLDEN LION (World Premiere) - European Films Awards 2001 nomination: Screen International European Film Award - Golden Globe 2001 nomination: Best Foreign Film - BAFTA 2001 nomination: Best Foreign Film - EMMA 2002 nomination: Best Film
Best Actor (Naseeruddin Shah)
Best Actress (Vasundhara Das & Shefali Shetty)
PRODUCERSCaroline Baron
Mira Nair (producers)
Jonathan Sehring
Caroline Kaplan (executive producers)
Robyn Aronstam (associate producer)
CO PRODUCTION WITHIFC PRODUCTIONS presents in association with KEY FILMS
PANDORA FILM
and PARADIS FILMS a MIRABAI FILMS PRODUCTION of a MIRA NAIR FILM
PRODUCTIONShernaz Italia
Freny Khodaiji (line producers)
Jessica Huppert Berman (production supervisor)
SUPPORTED BY
WORLD SALESFocus Features, New York
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORProkino Filmverleih
LENGTH119 min
FORMATcolour
1:1.85
Dolby Digital
SHOOTING LOCATIONNew Delhi
India
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEHindi, English
CASTNaseeruddin Shah
Lillete Dubey
Shefali Shetty
Vijay Raaz
Tilotama Shome
Vasundhara Das
Kulbhushan Kharbanda
WRITERSSabrina Dhawan
CASTING
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYDeclan Quinn
EDITINGAllyson C. Johnson
MUSICMychael Danna
SOUNDHenri Morelle
ART DIRECTIONStephanie Carroll (Production Designer)
COSTUMESArjun Bhasin
MAKE UP HAIRLuann Claps
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