Growing up Smith

Growing up Smith

DVD - 2017
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Smith is a ten-year-old boy from India growing up in Small Town, America in 1979. As the boy's family tries to straddle the line between embracing the American Dream and preserving their Indian heritage, Smith sneaks out for a taste of Kentucky Fried Chicken, dons a Saturday Night Fever costume, and contends with his parents as they send him to school with a yellow squash instead of a pumpkin to carve for Halloween.
Publisher: New York : Cinedigm, [2017]
Branch Call Number: DVD GROWING
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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graybear1
Aug 12, 2017

A charming, endearing, funny little gem of a movie! We enjoyed it very much. Unfortunately no subtitles for those who need them (but you can still follow what's going on).

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meggos
Aug 11, 2017

It was an interesting movie. I liked how it was a non white family and the traditions of there culture in America. The near end, I was more shocked on what happened to the son but it wasn't my culture but sadden of the "Stay away" the family had.

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ANTHONYZEDAN
Jul 25, 2017

If you're a fan of the Wonder Years, you will really enjoy this film about the Indian-American experience in middle-America in the 70's. The first half is very funny and the second half is more dramatic. Without giving anything away, it touches on the subject of arranged marriages in Indian culture.

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