A stitch in time for the man of mine...
This British movie is set amongst the immigrant Bangladeshi community. At seventeen, a Bangladeshi woman was sent to England to an arranged marriage with an older man. She resigned herself to her fate, hardly ever venturing outside her flat. At time went by, she felt more and more unhappy, especially as her sister back home was having a ball. Things started picking up when she began sewing jeans for a dashing young trader, and she decided to start standing up for herself.
101 minutes, Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Language)
Drama, Female interest, On the art circuit
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Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson
|Screenplay||Laura Jones, Abi Morgan, from the novel by Monica Ali|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||Film4, Ruby Films, Seven Seas Productions|
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Comments||A powerful and sensitive drama with strongish adult themes which might require parental guidance and assurance.|
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|What the Critics say|
|Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith||10|
|Die BurgerRiana Nel||15|
|The CitizenAnnette Bayne||16|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge ||10|
|24.comVerashni Pillay ||5|
|BBC (UK)Neil Smith ||10|
|What the People say|
|IMDB345 Netizens ||13|
|Average .. 58%||12|
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