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Some Kind of Arrangement

Some Kind of Arrangement
1997, director: Ali Kazimi

Excerpt (1:23)


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> Marriage | Religion | Customs and traditions | Families

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Shots of traditional Hindu marriage rituals are interspersed with interviews discussing Preety and Dimple's courtship. This was an arranged marriage, and the couple spent little time together before the wedding. This type of marriage is a tradition in Preety's family, and the history of her parents' union is presented. Home movies reveal relevant family history.