Set in New York, Sweet Amerika is the moving story of Sikh shop owner Balbir "Bobby" Singh an American citizen writer/director R. Paul Dhillon is a probing portrait of immigrant life in America that follows Bobby on his journey to find and preserve his piece of the American dream who is kidnapped and tortured by a hateful and misguided gang of men who seek reprisals following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This debut film from in a world where concepts like "freedom" and "democracy" seem to stand on shaky ground.
Cast: Gulshan Grover, Melanie Papalia, Sian Sladen, Kit Koon, David Stuart
Produced by: R. Paul Dhillon, Bobby Nagra
Directed by: R. Paul Dhillon
Written by: R. Paul Dhillon, Kristopher Gee, Jesse Thind
Running time: 1hr 41min
Opens: May 22, 2009 LA
|Theaters for 12/07/13|