Hank and Asha

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USA | 2013 | 73 Minutes | James E. Duff

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