Seducing Maarya

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Seducing Maarya ★★ 1999

Maarya is an East Indian/Canadian working in a Montreal restaurant. She agrees to an arranged marriage with the restaurant owner's son, even though he's gay, and then begins a romance with the sixtysomething dad. No one seems too concerned by the situation until Maarya's violent brother turns up, exposing a family secret, and Maarya announces her pregnancy. Melodramatic. 107m/C VHS, DVD . CA Nandana Sen, Mohan Agashe, Vijay Mehta, Ryan Hollyman, Cas Anvar; D: Hunt Hoe; W: Hunt Hoe; C: Michael Wees; M: Dino Giancola, Janet Lumb.