Mississippi Masala Movie Review 1992

Information and Film Reviews for Mississippi Masala the Movie

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"Masala" is an Indian seasoning blending different-colored spices, as this film is a blend of romance, comedy, and social conscience. An interracial romance sets off a cultural collision and escalates racial tensions in a small Southern town when Mina, a sheltered young Indian woman, falls in love with Demetrius, an ambitious black man with his own carpet-cleaning business. Washington and Choudhury are engaging as the lovers with Seth, as Mina's unhappy father, especially watchable.


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Available on VHS
Running time 118 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Drama, American South, Interracial Affairs, Family Ties, African America, Culture Clash
Sooni Taraporevala
Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore, Charles S. Dutton, Joe Seneca, Ranjit (Chaudry) Chowdhry
Mira Nair
L. Subramaniam
Mira Nair

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