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Brick Lane

Brick Lane
  • 2007
  • UK
  • 101 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sarah Gavron
  • Written by: Monica Ali, Laura Jones, Abi Morgan
  • Cast: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson, Naeema Begum, Lana Rahman, Lalita Ahmed
  • Language: English, Bengali
  • Website: www.sonyclassics.com/bricklane/

Good, low key adaptation of Monica Ali's bestselling novel which concentrates on the love story aspect of the book rather than the community politics despite being set in London at the time of the Bradford riots in 2001. Excellent performances and strong direction from first timer Gavron make for a superior British drama.

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Brick Lane

15 Nov 2007

The Brick Lane depicted in Monica Ali’s prize-winning 2003 novel and adapted for the big screen by Sarah Gavron is pretty much gone. While the street remains the spiritual home of the huge Bengali community in London it’s now been overrun by wine bars…

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