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Friday, September 19, 2008

Sweet Amerika keys on 9/11-linked racism in NY

"Who are the real Americans?"

It's a question asked in the tag line of the movie Sweet Amerika, filmed by Surrey's R. (Raj) Paul Dhillon and opening in theatres today (Friday).

The English-language drama focuses on a Sikh shop opener (played by Bollywood veteran Gulshan Glover), whose life in New York is rocked by the 9/11 terrorist attacks. A gang of thugs seeks revenge by taking the peace-loving Bobby (Glover) hostage and threatening horrible things, like hanging him in front of his grocery store and setting the corpse ablaze. [Link]

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