Director Simon Chambers follows the lives of young Bengali sisters - and close personal friends of his - as they travel from London to Bangladesh to undertake the arranged marriages that have long been planned for them.
East London Muslim girl Shahanara is changing from pink hotpants into a sari to meet her husband at the airport. She’s only met him once before, when she was married in a union arranged by her Bangladeshi family. Shahanara only agreed to the marriage to try and heal old wounds with her father, who had banished her from her family for her Western ways. Meanwhile her devout Muslim sister Hushnara is being groomed for her own arranged marriage, something that at 19 she doesn’t feel at all ready for.