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7 Days

USA202186 minEnglishOntario PremiereComedy, Romance

Set up on a pre-arranged date by their old-fashioned Indian parents, Ravi (Karan Soni) and Rita (Geraldine Viswanathan) seem to have nothing in common, which makes their first encounter comically awkward. When news of the COVID-19 outbreak intensifies and a shelter-in-place mandate is issued, Ravi is forced to stay at Rita’s place until he can find a ride home. As time progresses, the two start learning more about one another, simultaneously judgmental and curious of each other’s quirky interests and lifestyles. When their time together stretches to an auspicious seven days and they’re faced with a stressful turn of events, Rita and Ravi start to build an unlikely bond.

Following the delightful beats of a classic rom-com, director and co-writer Roshan Sethi’s vision is elevated by the two lead actors’ undeniable charm and chemistry, telling an emotionally resonant and culturally specific story guaranteed to leave you with a feel-good high.

- Mariam Zaidi

Cast

Geraldine Viswanathan
Karan Soni
Mark Duplass

Recognitions

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Tribeca Film Festival
BFI London Film Festival

Director Bio

Roshan Sethi

Roshan Sethi is a physician and screenwriter working at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He began writing as a student at Harvard Medical School and co-created Fox’s The Resident while finishing his residency. Along with Hayley Schore, he co-wrote both a miniseries on Sally Ride for Sony and a film titled Call Jane with Elizabeth Banks that’s currently shooting.

10 Nov, 2021

to 19 Nov, 2021

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Rating

PG

Sponsors

Community Supporter 

Global Shapers – Calgary Hub

Accessibility

 This presentation has English subtitles.

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