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Audience Award Second Place Prize at Berlin Film Festival [ Review ]
Audience Award at the Newport Film Festival.
Best Feature Film at the San Francisco Film Festival.
Best Feature Film at the Los Angeles Outfest Film Festival.
Best Feature Film Public Award at the Paris International Film Festival.
Best Feature Film Audience Award at the Madrid International Film Festival.
Best of Festival Award and Best Narrative Feature at the Ojai Film Festival.
Chutney Popcorn is a humorous look at the meaning of family and friends from a different perspective.
When Sarita discovers she can't have children, Reena finds that for the first time in their lives, she, Reena, can do something her perfect sister Sarita can't: get pregnant! Obsessed with helping her sister and winning her mom's approval to go ahead with her plan, Reena decides she'll have the baby and then give it to her sister and brother-in-law. Now she just needs to convince her commitment-phobic girlfriend to go along with the idea.
With Indian traditions on the one hand and '90s New York City values on the other, Chutney Popcorn is a provocative new comedy that shows you can find family somewhere between the two.
Jill Hennessy (
NBC's award-winning series Crossing Jordan, Law & Order,
Exit Wounds, I Shot Andy Warhol
Related Links: Jill Hennessy (fan site).
Nick Chinlund (
Training Day, The Onion Movie, Legend of Zorro, Tears of the Sun
Related Links: The Nick Chinlund Page.
Madhur Jaffrey ( Winner Best Actress - Berlin Film Festival. Bombay Dreams, Vanya on 42nd Street, Six Degrees of Separation, Heat and Dust, East Enders, Cotton Mary. )
Nisha Ganatra (
The Acting Class, Bread, Chutney Popcorn
Related Links: Nisha Ganatra Fan Club Yahoo! Message Board.
Cara Buono ( Third Watch, The Hulk, Next Stop Wonderland, The Two Ninas )
Ajay Naidu ( Office Space, The Guru, Bad Santa, Scary Movie 3, Pi )
Sakina Jaffrey ( Manchurian Candidate, Raising Helen, Truth About Charlie )
Daniella Rich (American Pie, Trees Lounge)
Priscilla Lopez ( Center Stage, Maid in Manhattan. Tony N Tina's Wedding originated the role of Morales in "A Chorus Line" on Broadway. )
Amy Veltman ( The Two Ninas, Daisy Feldman's New York )
Full Cast and Credits
Director/Writer: Nisha Ganatra
Writer/Producer: Susan Carnival
Executive Producer: Trina Wyatt, Tribeca Films
Executive Producer: Roger Kass
Music: Original Score by Karsh Kale of Cypress Hill.
Full Cast and Credits
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