Hank and Asha
August 25, 2014
In this charming romantic comedy, an Indian woman studying in Prague and a lonely New Yorker begin an unconventional correspondence through video letters – two strangers searching for human connection in a hyper-connected world.
Winner of the Audience Award at the 2013 Slamdance Film Festival, HANK AND ASHA is a film about identity, longing, and the irresistible appeal of entertaining life's what-ifs.
"Winsome ... shimmers along with the charming urge to connect and reveal yourself. … This is a movie by people who honor the pleasures of waiting, wondering, and longing in an instantaneous world." - Nicholas Rapold, New York Times
"Uniquely captivating...A love story for the Skype-and-selfies age, the film's themes of personal connection, aspiration and destiny remain timeless." – Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
"A tiny delight...a work of its time that exploits the incredibly raw performances of his actors." - Carlos Aguilar, IndieWire/SydneysBuzz
"What really captivated me was the film’s honesty...there's a genuine heart beating in this film, and also a genuine loneliness." – Flixist
- Director: James E. Duff
- Principal Cast: Mahira Kakkar, Andrew Pastides
- Country: USA
- Year: 2013
- Running Time: 73 Minutes
- Website: Official Movie Website
- Language: English