Brothers in Trouble Movie Review 1995

Information and Film Reviews for Brothers in Trouble the Movie

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Illegal Pakistani immigrants occupy a squalid boardinghouse in '60s Yorkshire, including newly arrived Amir (Malhotra). He settles in, befriending young student Sakib (Kumar), and learning the ropes from house leader Hossein Shah (Puri). But Shah brings unexpected problems to the group when his pregnant, white English girlfriend Mary (Ball) comes to stay and his nephew Irshad (Bhatti) arranges a paper marriage with the young woman. Based on the novel "Return Journey" by Abdullah Hussein.


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Available on VHS
Running time 104 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Immigration, Culture Clash
Robert Buckler
Om Puri, Pavan Malhotra, Pravesh Kumar, Angeline Ball, Ahsen Bhatti
Alan Almond
Udayan Prasad
Stephen Warbeck
BBC Films

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