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Journey To A Place With A Rhythm All It's Own
Basmati Blues is a musical comedy that follows Linda Watt (Academy Award-winner Brie Larson), a sheltered but brilliant young scientist who is plucked out of her company's lab and sent to India by her CEO (Donald Sutherland) to sell Rice 9, a genetically modified rice she's created unaware that the rice will destroy the Indian farmers she thinks shes helping.
Upon arriving, Linda is overwhelmed and culture-shocked by the barely controlled chaos of India. She is introduced to an ambitious young bureaucrat, William (Saahil Sehgal) who, along with his mother, decides that they are an excellent match. Linda then meets Rajit (Utkarsh Ambudkar), a rebellious college student forced to drop out by lack of funds, who questions Linda's motives. Despite their playful antagonism, or maybe because of it, she starts falling for him. He ultimately opens her eyes to the fact she has unknowingly become part of a destructive plan.
Basmati Blues pulses with the vibrant colors and rhythms of India and features original songs written for the film by global artists Pearl Jam, Sugarland, Goldspot, Dave Baerwald, and Sonu Nigam.
|Actors||Brie Larson, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Scott Bakula|
|Consumer Advice||Mild coarse language|
|Year of Release||2017|
|Primary Format - Movies/TV||DVD|