iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview, buy, or rent movies, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Brick Lane

HD   PG-13 Closed Captioning

Sarah Gavron

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download this movie.

Plot Summary

A young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneem, 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, she fears her soul is quietly dying. Her sister Hasina, meanwhile, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh, stumbling from one adventure to the next. Nazneem 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 comes knocking at her door.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

TOMATOMETER

66%
  • Reviews Counted: 98
  • Fresh: 65
  • Rotten: 33
  • Average Rating: 6.2/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Adapted from the 2003 Monica Ali novel, Brick Lane is one of those feminist cries in the dark in which the heroine, a saintly sufferer, is more admirable than interesting. – Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly, Jul 7, 2010

Fresh: A sensitive and occasionally poetic film, Brick Lane is an absorbing tale of personal empowerment and emotional growth. – Claudia Puig, USA Today, Oct 18, 2008

Fresh: Well-acted and grounded in reality. – Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: Brick Lane is a grown-up movie. It recognizes that there are different kinds of love and that some of them don't involve happily-ever-afters. – Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post, Jun 24, 2010

Read More About This Movie On Rotten Tomatoes

Customer Reviews

Want to rent it

Why this movie is for sale only :(

A Different Kind of Love Story

This movie was compelling to watch as a woman finds love in more ways than one. I found it more factual than fantasy and enjoyed the story line. A woman sent off to marry who finds herself lost in a world that is not hers. She soon finds interest in another and the ending is unexpected but she finds happiness and herself.

Great Story

Great Story of a woman's journey. Great visuals too.

Viewers Also Bought

Brick Lane
View In iTunes
  • $12.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2009

Customer Ratings

Also Available