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Brick lane [videorecording] / a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Film4, Ingenious Film Partners and the UK Film Council present a Ruby Films production
DVDs DVDs | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment | c2009 | [Widescreen version.]
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Imprint
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2009.
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Note
In English, with optional French subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson.
Credits
Producers, Alison Owen, Chris Collins ; screenplay, Abi Morgan, Laura Jones ; director, Sarah Gavron ; director of photography, Robbie Ryan ; editor, Melanie Oliver ; music, Jocelyn Pook.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Based on the novel by Monica Ali.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality and brief strong language.
Summary
Nazneem 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.
Note
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.
Local Note
MW, 1-09
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ISBN
1435918436
9781435918436
ISBN/ISSN
043396261716
Music #
26171 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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