At the age of eighteen, Nazneen is married off to a man twenty years her elder and moves from a small Bangladeshi village to London. She has a hard time getting used to her new life, but tries to settle for an existence as a traditional wife and mother.
Frustrated by his inability to lead a successful and 'English' life, Nazneen's husband, Chanu, tries to keep Nazneen indoors. To him, she is a part of his life he can control and an emblem of Banglade...
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