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Brick lane

Author: Sarah GavronAlison OwenChris CollinsAbi MorganLaura JonesAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Series: Sony pictures classics series. [DVD]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Melodrama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Monica Ali
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Gavron; Alison Owen; Chris Collins; Abi Morgan; Laura Jones; Tannishtha Chatterjee; Satish Kaushik; Christopher Simpson; Monica Ali; FilmFour (Firm); Ingenious Film Partners (Firm); UK Film Council.; Ruby Films (Firm); Sony Pictures Classics (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1435918436 9781435918436
OCLC Number: 262846272
Language Note: English dialogue, optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Monica Ali.
Originally produced in 2007.
Special features: commentary with director Sarah Gavron and actress Tannishtha Chatterjee; interview with Sarah Gavron; deleted scenes; interview with Tannishtha Chatterjee and Christopher Sampson; Exploring Brick Lane featurette; interview with Satish Koushik; scene specific commentaries.
Credits: Director of photography, Robbie Ryan ; editor, Melanie Oliver ; music, Jocelyn Pook.
Cast: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson, Naeema Begum.
Awards: C.i.c.a.e. award, San Sebastian International Film Festival (2007), Alfred Dunhill Award for new talent, London Film Festival (2008)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality and brief strong language.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Series Title: Sony pictures classics series. [DVD]
Responsibility: Film4, Ingenious Film Partners, and UK Film Council present ; a Ruby Films production ; screenplay by Abi Morgan & Laura Jones ; produced by Alison Owen & Christopher Collins ; directed by Sarah Gavron.

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Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door.

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