Marigold (2007)

A demanding American actress (Ali Larter) heads to India in order to shoot a low-budget Hollywood film, only to find herself stranded in Bombay with no luggage and attitude to spare. Despite the unfortunate start to her Bombay adventure,… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 17, 2007
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2008
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Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Bollywood fans will dismiss the mishmash as the work of an American director 'slumming' in a genre outside his own culture, and Western audiences unfamiliar with Hindi-language masala movies will find the whole thing puzzling.

Anil Sinanan
Time Out

This fluffy cross-cultural experiment smacks of jumping on the Bollywood bandwagon with little insight into the genre it is trying to emulate or understanding of the country in which it's set.

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Anil Sinanan
Times (UK)

Although intended to celebrate Bollywood, this Marigold smells suspiciously of trying to cash in on the current global obsession for all things Bollywood.

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

[Director] Carroll knows his Bollywood stuff and, refreshingly, doesn't apologize for, or waste time explaining, an industry and a style that most Americans still regard as silly. Instead, he honors them.

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John Anderson

Amusing diversion.

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Brian Orndorf

It seems the only thing worse than a faulty culture shock comedy with zero charm is a faulty culture shock comedy with zero charm starring Ali Larter.

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

Rest assured, contrived love will prevail.

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Michael Esposito
Chicago Tribune

If you enjoy such Bollywood-style numbers, try to tune out the movie when the music drops off and you'll enjoy it more.

Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

It's all dizzying, but what a delight.

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Leo L
An interesting movie!! This is the story of a woman who travels to India for a movie, and discovers not only herself but love. As she redefines concepts of… More