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Arranged [DVD] [2007]

  • SKU: 16237653
  • Release Date: 03/04/2008
  • Rating: NR

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    Two women whose peoples are often at odds find they're more alike than anyone expects in this drama from directors Stefan C. Schaefer and Diane Crespo. Rochel (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Nasira (Francis Benhamou) are two young women who have begun teaching at a public grade school in Brooklyn, NY. Rochel is an Orthodox Jew and Nasira is a Muslim of Pakistani descent, and the students and the administrators at the school are concerned there might be friction between the two teachers. However, over the course of their first year of teaching, Rochel and Nasira discover they have far more in common than they imagined -- both sometimes find themselves culturally out of place in 21st century New York, and both are trying to live within the traditions of their faith while struggling with their own feelings. In particular, Rochel and Nasira bond over the fact both are expected to enter into arranged marriages, Nasira with a wary optimism and Rochel with a great deal of trepidation. Arranged was screened in competition at the 2007 South by Southwest Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Zoe Lister-Jones
      Zoe Lister-Jones
    • Francis Benhamou
      Francis Benhamou
    • John Rothman
      John Rothman
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      Mimi Lieber
    • Laith Nakli
      Laith Nakli

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      Wonderful entertainment!


      We watched this movie because NetFlix "suggested it" for us according to the ratings we gave other movies we had seen. This was such an excellent choice for us. The actual film was beautifully shot and carefully directed. The story was interesting and well written. The characters were believable, well developed and wonderfully acted. In short, 5 stars from start to finish!

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