Nina's Heavenly Delights
Nina's Heavenly Delights (2007)

Nina Shah, a young Scottish Asian woman, Nina left home under a cloud after a row with her father but when he dies suddenly, Nina is forced to return. Her return reunites her with her childhood friend Bobbi, a wannabe Bollywood drag queen… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 22, 2008
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Nina's Heavenly Delights hints at better-simmered versions of similar dishes.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

This movie's heart is in the right place, which is one way of saying it's terrible.

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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

offers high production values while telling a conventional tale with several moderately unexpected twists.

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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

A lightweight and sentimental exercise that succeeds at little except maybe inspiring the viewer to go out and find a decent curry.

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Maitland McDonagh
Time Out New York

Parmar's film is light and sweet, comfort food dressed up with a dash of exotic spice.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Touches of magic realism indicate we are in an ideal world where love will, if not conquer everything, then pretty much hug it into submission.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

This combination of melodrama, comedy, music and romance eventually falls under the weight of its endlessly stereotypical characters, dialogue and situations.

Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A cloying blend of Bollywood sentiment and Amélie whimsy, Nina's Heavenly Delights is a lesbian-foodie fairy tale that keeps its appetites well under control.

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Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

It's ironic how a film whose outcome depends on the difference between technical perfection and perceived, artistic greatness, would itself prove a slave to shallow screenplay mechanics deprived of nuance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Anastasia Bartzoulianou
I really loved Pratibha Parmar's work on "Nina's Heavenly Delights" and that's the reason I am so pissed off that there is rarely a… More
Leo L
Great movie!! Excellent story plot. This movie follows the life of Nina who has a special interest and talent in cuisine that was taught alongside her father.… More
Ina S
Very fun, very cute lesbian romance with a hint of Bollywood and lots of Scottish charme. The German audience at the Gay & Lesbian film festival was very,… More