I saw the film this past Saturday (National Geographic Society); it was part of DC Film Fest. It will be in wide release (US) on Friday, April 26.
Running Time: 146 minutes
Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu
Director: Deepa Mehta (the Canadian Indian filmmaker of Bollywood Hollywood, Earth, Fire, Water, & more)
Screenwriters: Salman Rushdie (British Indian author of the novel; he also does the narration) & Mehta
Starring: Shabana Azmi (Indian; internationally-acclaimed veteran actress), Seema Biswas (Indian; co-starred in Water), Rahul Bose (Indian; indie film actor), Samrat Chakrabarti (British American actor/musician; co-starred in Season 3 of HBO’s In Treatment), Sarita Choudhury (British American; recently seen in Showtime’s Homeland), Charles Dance (British; currently seen on HBO’s Game of Thrones), Khulbushan Kharbanda (Indian veteran actor), Anupam Kher (Indian veteran actor; recently seen in Silver Linings Playbook), Zaib Shaykh (Canadian Pakistani; recently starred on Little Mosque on the Prairie), & several newcomers from the worldwide South Asian diaspora
Director of Cinematography: Giles Nuttgens (British; has worked on all of Mehta’s films)
Soundtrack Composer: Nitin Sawhney (British Indian)