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Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Film Review: Brick Lane


This Week's Film: Brick Lane
Cuisine: Bangladeshi

Leaving her beloved sister and widowed father behind in her hometown in Bangladesh, Nazneen came to Brick Lane at age seventeen for an arranged marriage with Bangladeshi Muslim immigrant Chanu Ahmed. Sixteen years later, Nazneen and Chanu have settled in a traditional but stale relationship, raising two teen-aged daughters in their cramped, East End tenement apartment.

Here is a link to my Film Review on ThingsAsian.