Director: Prashant Nair • India
The inhabitants of an Indian mountain village are overjoyed when one of their own ships off to America (“Umrika”) to make his fortune. But when the success story’s younger brother discovers things aren’t quite as they seem, he journeys to uncover the truth. Starring Life of Pi’s Suraj Sharma and The Grand Budapest Hotel’s Tony Revolori, Umrika is a beguiling, funny tale about the power of the American dream.
Run Time: 102 Min.
Festival Program: World Cinema
Official Website: http://www.facebook.com/umrika
Penelope R. & Robert Steiner