Rochel (Zoe Lister-Jones), an Orthodox Jew, and Nasira (Francis Benhamou), a devout Muslim, are new teachers at a Brooklyn public school. They are both also going through the process of arranged marriages according to their respective cultural traditions. Feeling crushing pressure from their respective families as well as the outside world, Rochel and Nasira turn to each other for strength as they strive to take charge of their own happiness.
Filmmaker Magazine called ARRANGED "A gem of a film, beautifully shot and perfectly cast!" after its premiere at the SXSW Film Festival.
DIRECTED BY DIANE CRESPO AND STEFAN SCHAEFER
UNITED STATES | 2007 | ENGLISH