Meet the Patels

Meet the Patels

DVD - 2016
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A laugh-out-loud real-life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams and...his parents.
Publisher: [United States] : Alchemy, [2016]
Branch Call Number: DVD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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denisecurcio
Jan 18, 2019

The main character seemed self-absorbed and was not too likeable in my opinion, but I thought the father was hilarious. Couldn't get enough of him! I think they did a good job of portraying very real issues within Indian culture, and the quest for marrying off the kids! I definitely enjoyed the film because it was light- hearted and funny, and hope that in the end, the situation truly worked out, as I think it was a documentary about an actual person and his journey into commitment and a marriage.

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ausnos
Sep 07, 2017

The only thing that I mildly enjoyed was the intermittent animated scenes. Other than that, I found the movie boring and dry.

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posie12
Apr 12, 2017

The father was hilarious.

VaughanPLDaniela Nov 10, 2016

A sweet and lighthearted look at modern romance!

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Courier2003
Oct 20, 2016

Was more like a home movie.
Wedding costumes were interesting. Closed captions made it hard to follow.

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BeccaG98
May 30, 2016

Sorry to be the kill joy on this one, but three of us watched this, and three of us felt like we had wasted too much time on it. The main guy is too self-absorbed and immature! And not humorous. The interviews with people outside his family were more interesting and funny.

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RoyalJellyIII
May 24, 2016

Lame.

JCLMartyJ May 16, 2016

Meet the Patels offers a heart-warming glimpse into how an American-Indian family relates to and interacts with each other - the expectations of the parents; the challenges the children encounter while trying to bridge the Indian culture of their parents and the American culture in which they were raised; and the compromises reached.

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SmartyJo
May 16, 2016

Meet the Patels offers a heart-warming glimpse into how an American-Indian family relates to and interacts with each other - the expectations of the parents, the challenges the children encounter while trying to bridge the Indian culture of their parents and the American culture in which they were raised.

d2013 Apr 18, 2016

A funny and likeable view of arranged marriage customs in India. Well done!

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john_doh17
Nov 05, 2015

A laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams...and his parents. This hilarious and heartwarming film reveals how love is a family affair.

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