Punjab Research Group

Ocean of Pearls’ a Fresh Look at the Sikh Experience By LISA TSERING

Posted in Film by Pippa on August 27, 2009

indiawest.com August 20, 2009 06:18:00 PM   

SAN FRANCISCO — “Ocean of Pearls” is a story of one Sikh’s struggle in America, but it’s so much more. The film is a coming-of-age story, a medical drama, a statement about racism and an unsentimental look at the vast divide between generations.

One thing it’s not? Predictable.

The independent feature film, an assured debut by physician-turned-director Sarab S. Neelam, opens Aug. 21 in San Francisco, and will soon roll out its release to other cities.

Amrit Singh (Omid Abtahi) is a talented young Canadian doctor who receives a once-in-a-lifetime chance to run a multi-million-dollar transplant facility in Detroit. He jumps at the chance, leaving his family, and his girlfriend (Navi Rawat of “Numb3rs”), behind.

Read full review: http://www.indiawest.com/readmore.aspx?id=1404&sid=5

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