Brick Lane

Brick Lane Release Date: June 20, 2008

“Brick Lane” is the story of a beautiful young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneen (Tannishtha Chatterjee), who arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. Trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London, and in a loveless marriage with the middle aged Chanu (Satish Kaushik), she fears her soul is quietly dying. Her sister Hasina (Zafreen), meanwhile, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh, stumbling from one adventure to the next. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle, and keeps her head down in spite of life’s blows, but she soon discovers that life cannot be avoided – and is forced to confront it the day that the hotheaded young Karim (Christopher Simpson) comes knocking at her door.

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Starring: Lalita AhmedSatish KaushikTannishtha ChatterjeeHarvey VirdiLana RahmanNaeema BegumChristopher SimpsonAbdul Nlephaz AliHarsh NayyarZafreen
Genres: Drama
Directed By: Sarah Gavron
Runtime: 102 minutes
Studio: SPC
Total Box Office: 1.1 MIL
MPAA Rating PG-13