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A Suitable Girl (2017)




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Three women in India meet their husbands through arranged marriages. Over the course of four years, this documentary follows the pressure they face to wed, and their struggles to balance career, family, and their new responsibilities as wives. Winner of Tribeca Film Festival 2017 award for best new documentary director. Directed by Sarita Khurana and Smitri Mundhra.


Critic Reviews for A Suitable Girl

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2)

A Suitable Girl proves a somber lament for a part of the world still clinging to its restrictive past, at great cost to (particularly) its female population.

May 17, 2017 | Full Review…
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Movingly chronicles its subjects' emotional travails and the societal and family pressures they face.

April 25, 2017 | Full Review…

To watch this film is to sublimate my Western context for how love should be found, and instead open my mind to the way that 1.3 billion people on Earth might choose to do it.

August 16, 2017 | Full Review…

While this triptych portrait of three modern Indian women who have decided, for various reasons, to wed in this way provides some insights, it feels like a tiny chink into a vast and complex subject

May 17, 2017 | Full Review…

Regardless of your background, it's impossible to not be moved by A Suitable Girl.

May 17, 2017 | Full Review…

There are a lot of genuinely devastating moments in the film.

May 17, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

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