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Release Date: June 20th, 2008

DVD Release Date: January 13th, 2009

PG-13|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
At the age of 17, Nazneen leaves Bangladesh for an arranged marriage to an older husband in London's Brick Lane. After ten years, she has given Chanu two daughters, made him a home and trimmed the corns on his feet but she yearns to break free. She begins an illicit affair with Karim, the dashing market trader for whom she sews jeans.

Cast: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson, Naeema Begum, Lana Rahman, Zafreen , Harsh Nayyar, Lalita Ahmed

Director: Sarah Gavron

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Ruby Films

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Intense, London, 2000s, 1980s, Daughter, Wife, Sacrifice, Husband, Emotional, Forbidden love

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Nominated Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a Director, Writer or Producer in Their First Feature Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)