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India Sweets and Spices


Based on Geeta Malik’s own script “Dinner With Friends” that won the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in screenwriting. The film follows a young woman who, after her first year at college, returns to her affluent suburban New Jersey home for the summer and discovers distressing secrets about her seemingly picture-perfect Indian American family.

  • Director / Writer: Geeta Malik
  • Cast: Manisha Koirala, Adil Hussain, Sophia Ali
  • Producers: Sidney Kimmel, John Penotti, Naomi Despres, Gigi Pritzker
  • Executive Producers: Mark O'Connor, Kilian Kerwin, Rachel Shane