“Vijay”: A Lame “Tootsie” Knockoff

Sometimes a review is so withering that it makes me eager to see the object of derision. Today’s example was skewered in Variety: ‘Mickey Rooney was more convincingly Chinese in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” than Teuton thesp Moritz Bleibtreu proves as a sham Sikh in “Vijay and I,” a limp “Mrs. Doubtfire”/”Tootsie” knockoff that serves mainly to illustrate just how tricky it can be to reproduce the feel of a well-oiled Hollywood romantic comedy in the no man’s land of Europudding tax-shelter production.’ Can’t wait!

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