Movie Review: Heroes (2008)

2.5 Stars (out of 4)

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Two slacker film students develop a love for their country as they travel across India. Preity Zinta provides the film with emotional gravity as a soldier’s widow, and Sunny Deol gets the most memorable scene, beating up a dozen people while seated in a wheelchair. Heroes is patriotic without being nationalistic, although the tone is sappy at times. The breathtaking scenery is more than enough to make anyone fall in love with India.

No Rating (violence); 138 minutes

This review originally appeared in The Naperville Sun on October 30, 2008

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