a musical by Dan Baron, feature film, 105 min, USA 2017

Basmati Blues is a romantic musical by Dan Baron in the style of India’s Bollywood cinema. A young scientist, Dr. Linda Watt (Oscar-winning Brie Larson), is sent to India by her boss, Gurgon (Oscar-winning Donald Sutherland), to sell genetically modified rice to local farmers.

There she meets Rajit, a defiant student who challenges her company’s exploitative and destructive practices, which threaten the very livelihood of the local community. Despite their differences, the two end up falling in love and Linda is increasingly assailed by doubts about her assignment in India.

cast & crew
Director: Dan Baron
Executive Producers: Jeff Kleeman, Elliott Lester, Randy Paul
Writers: Dan Baron, Jeff Dorchen, Danny Thompson
Music: Steven Argila
Cinematographer: Himman Dhamija
Editor: Tom Lewis
Producer: Ruedi Gerber