Growing up Smith

Growing up Smith

DVD - 2017
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It's the feel-good, coming-of-age story of Smith, 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: [United States] : Good Deed Entertainment, [2017]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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video file,DVD video
Call Number: DVD GRO

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LAHardman May 11, 2018

A bittersweet and funny coming-of-age story that melted my heart. An Indian family moves to American suburbia in the 70s and experiences culture clash. This movie has a cast of quirky, but lovable characters. I found 10-year-old, Smith, the main character, to be especially adorable. I especially ... Read More »


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LAHardman May 11, 2018

A bittersweet and funny coming-of-age story that melted my heart. An Indian family moves to American suburbia in the 70s and experiences culture clash. This movie has a cast of quirky, but lovable characters. I found 10-year-old, Smith, the main character, to be especially adorable. I especially like the part where his mother makes him a Ganesh costume for Halloween and everyone thinks he's dressed up as Dumbo.

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Sooperreaders
Aug 03, 2017

Kind of mosdern Hindi....not what I was expecting but it did have its funny part.

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