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After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.

Release Year: 2006

Rating: 7.0/10 (5,691 voted)

Critic's Score: 70/100

John Jeffcoat

Stars: Josh Hamilton, Ayesha Dharker, Asif Basra

When the call center he manages in Seattle is outsourced to India, Todd travels there to train his replacement. Housed in a new building that looks like an above-ground bunker, the call center is staffed by willing novices whom Todd trains to sound American. One star on the staff is Asha, who teaches Todd that he should learn about India, and proceeds to do just that.

Writers: George Wing, John Jeffcoat


Josh Hamilton

Todd Anderson

Matt Smith


Rudolf Rodrigues

Rickshaw Driver

Jai Neeraj Raj Purohit

Man Catching Train

Siddharth Jadhav

Gola Vendor

Asif Basra

Purohit N. Virajnarianan

Sudha Shivpuri

Aunti Ji

Raghu Mama

Aunti Ji's Old Man


Aunti Ji's Server

Sitaram D. Kadam

Shop Till You Drop



Raja Kadale

Aunti Ji's Handyman #1

Harish Chandra

Aunti Ji's Handyman #2

Prashant Mahesh

Aunti Ji's Handyman #3

Ayesha Dharker


Call centre chaos…


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Release Date: 29 November 2007

Filming Locations: India

Gross: $161,593
(13 January 2008)

Technical Specs


(theatrical version)
(Toronto International Film Festival)

Did You Know?


Amongst the knickknacks on Dave's bookshelf at Western Novelty is a figure of
J.P. Patches, a popular children's entertainer in the Seattle area during the 60's and 70's.


Errors in geography:
CST (old Victoria Terminus, the train station in Mumbai from where Todd takes the train) is not in the rickshaw zone, so it is impossible for him to go from the airport to CST by rickshaw.


Purohit N. Virajnarianan:
[saying goodbye]
I hope that both your legs get broken.

Todd Anderson:
I'll never forget you said that.

User Review


Rating: 9/10

I went into this film thinking I would see a "nice" film that "deserved
to be seen" (which is too often code for a boring movie). I laughed my
ass off, as did the whole audience. This is the most entertaining movie
I've seen in months — time and again the filmmakers found a way to
surprise me. A tight story. Terrific performances from the stars all
the way down to the tiniest roles. Perfect pacing. Graceful, muscular
directing. This is not a "good little movie" — it's a good movie,
period and it's a crime it's not getting wider distribution just
because the male lead isn't played by the flavor of the month. A smart,
funny film.