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A Decent Arrangement (2011)

A Decent Arrangement is the story of Ashok Khosla, an Indian-American copywriter, who travels to India for an arranged marriage. After he encounters an American woman traveling through ... See full summary »

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A Decent Arrangement is the story of Ashok Khosla, an Indian-American copywriter, who travels to India for an arranged marriage. After he encounters an American woman traveling through India and is set up with an Indian woman who unexpectedly captivates him, Ashok must navigate the complexity of cultural traditions and the leanings of his own heart. With subtle comedy and true-to-life drama, A Decent Arrangement shows us a side of India not commonly seen by western audiences and delivers an emotional story that resonates with those of us in search of our place in the world. Written by Anonymous

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11 December 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found the characters completely relatable and loved their conversations. Watching A Decent Arrangement was not only entertaining, but it encouraged me to reflect on my own life and the complexities of love and relationships. I appreciated the characters search for companionship and adventure both literally and figuratively. It's the kind of movie I could watch more than once and it would give me a feeling of coziness, yet also remind me of the (sometimes) life long search to be fulfilled and how that can leave us feeling uneasy. It's that combination of cozy moments and the uneasiness that drive us. Some of the funnier moments were between Preeti and Ashok. A strength of this film is the character's portrayal of awkwardness and tradition. There are touching moments that emerge from the interplay between the two.


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