When scientist Linda Watt (Brie Larson) is sent to India to sell genetically modified rice, she gets caught up in a scheme to swindle local farmers and falls head over heels in love with the one farmer that can save them all.

Basmati Blues

Drama | Music & Musicals | Romance | 2018

Cast

Brie Larson, Donald Sutherland, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Scott Bakula

Synopsis

Basmati Blues is a musical comedy that follows Linda Watt (Brie Larson), a sheltered but brilliant young scientist who is plucked out of her company’s lab and sent to India by her CEO (Donald Sutherland) to sell “Rice 9,” a genetically modified rice she’s created – unaware that the rice will destroy the Indian farmers she thinks she’s helping

Producers

Monique Caulfield

Director

Dan Baron

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Official Selection, American Film Festival 2017