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14 Ratings


Directed by Prashant Nair
India, 2015
Comedy, Drama


When a young village boy discovers that his brother, long believed to be in America, has actually gone missing, he begins to invent letters on his behalf to save their mother from heartbreak, all the while searching for him.

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Umrika Directed by Prashant Nair

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2015 | Winner: World Cinema - Dramatic (Audience Award)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2016 | Winner: Bridging the Borders Award

Cairo International Film Festival

2015 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize (International Competition (Feature Films))

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