Film Preview: SEVEN DAYS (directed by Roshan Sethi)

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by Connor McCormick on March 4, 2022

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The Charming Rom-Com from Filmmaker and MD Roshan Sethi (Co-Creator of The Resident) starring GERALDINE VISWANATHAN (Bad Education) and KARAN SONI (Deadpool)Co-Written By Roshan Sethi and Karan Soni, Executive Produced by The Duplass BrothersIN THEATERS MARCH 25

2021 | 86m | United States | Unrated


Set up on a pre-arranged date by their old-fashioned Indian parents, Ravi (Karan Soni) and Rita (Geraldine Viswanathan) seemingly have nothing in common, making for an afternoon that, while pleasant enough, couldn’t be any more awkward. He’s conservative and clearly nervous, while she’s doing her best to politely keep on smiling. But then circumstances conspire and force Ravi to spend the night at Rita’s place. Before long, he sees that she’s not the straight-laced girl she initially pretended to be—for starters, she’s quick to pound a beer for breakfast. As their time stuck together stretches towards a full week, though, Ravi and Rita develop an unlikely bond, and in the face of a heartbreaking turn of events, that bond grows into something stronger. 7 Days is a delightful rom-com that doubles as a showcase for its two stars, Soni and Viswanathan, both of whom carry this two-hander with natural charm and easygoing chemistry, and a culturally specific spin on its genre’s familiar tropes. Optimistic and full of heart, director/co-writer Roshan Sethi’s debut captures love in the time of isolation and will leave you on a feel-good high.

Official Selection: BFI London, Tribeca Film Festival 2021Nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature
Directed by: Roshan SethiWritten by: Karan Soni and Roshan SethiStarring: Karan Soni, Geraldine Viswanathan, Zenobia Shroff, Aparna Nancherla, Gita Reddy, and Jeffrey Self
“A charming romantic comedy.”—Lovia Gyarke, The Hollywood Reporter“An impressive directorial debut.”—Elizabeth Weitzman, The Wrap“A compact, empathetic wonder.”—Christian Gallichio, The Playlist “A delightful, unique romantic-comedy… A top-notch showcase for its 2 lead actors.”—Darren Paltrowitz, The Hype Magazine“A funny, modest charmer… each time the script could take a trite turn, it twists, rebuffing any easy magic.”—Lisa Kennedy, Variety

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