Years after her Indian family was forced to flee their home in Uganda, twentysomething Mina finds herself helping to run a motel in the faraway land of Mississippi. It's there that a passionate romance with the charming Black carpet cleaner Demetrius challenges the prejudices of their conservative families and exposes the rifts between the region's Indian and African American communities.
- Year: 1991
- Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: Cinecom Pictures, Mirabai Films, Film4 Productions
- Keyword: immigrant, southern usa, mississippi river, uganda, interracial relationship, interracial romance, racism, racial prejudice, woman director, idi amin, forced migration, mississippi
- Director: Mira Nair
- Cast: Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore, Charles S. Dutton, Joe Seneca