Walkaway (2010)

Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City. Exploring the subtleties of the Indian mega-institution of marriage, from the now-veiled urban dowry system to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 29, 2010
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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

A pleasant enough time-pass, as they say in India, but stays too near the surface to be memorable.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

Four first-generation Indian-American New Yorkers look for love, or try to hold onto it, in this Desi-loo production.

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Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times

Only 97 minutes but feels much longer.

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Diego Semerene
Slant Magazine

The hedonist possibilities of New York City remain unexplored in Walkaway, whose privileged heterosexual twentysomethings would rather spend their time looking for the perfect partner to take home to Momma.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

Walkaway has an intimate understanding of the push-pull experienced by its gallery of twentysomethings who are comfortable with Western customs, but drawn by an ineluctable bond to a culture they can't shake.

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