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: November 21, 2007
DVD Release Date: April 22, 2008
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

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

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

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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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.

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.

Michael Ordoña
Los Angeles Times

Making her feature debut after several documentaries, Parmar displays rookie jitters with excessive cutting and camera moves whose restlessness occasionally recalls Mumbai soap operas.

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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