Conventional ideas about family get a thorough working over in this colorful comedy, written and directed by Nisha Ganatra (who also stepped into the role of Reena when the actress she'd originally cast backed out shortly before shooting started). Set in New York City's
outer boroughs, where South Asian immigrants mix it up with a thriving lesbian community, the film centers on Reena (Ganatra), her commitment-phobic girlfriend Lisa (Jill Hennessy), and the complications that ensue when Reena's sister Sarita (Sakina Jaffrey) learns she's unable to have a child. As
close as they are, Reena and Sarita are complete opposites. Sarita has chosen a comfortable life with h...