Angela blogged about the upcoming movie adaptation of the book The Namesake a while ago, but I just got around to watching the trailer. It's hard to tell from the trailer how true to the book the film will be (trailers always seem to feature the same swelling, melodramatic music and the plot - simple though it might be - is always so stirring). The film appears to be largely set in NYC, though the Ganguli family in the book lived in the Boston area. One change already, though possibly a minor one.
I loved the book and I think (hope) I will really enjoy this film, because it explores feelings of searching for your own identity, even though a cultural and social identity has already been ascribed to you. Can't wait!