Instead of a glamorous honeymoon, newlyweds Atul (Ritchie) and Vina (Karan) are forced to spend their first few days of marriage with the in-laws. The unromantic surrounds soon saps Atul's sex drive, a 'swelling' problem that patriarch Eeshwar (Patel) seems determined to compound.
The combined talents of Calendar Girls' Nigel Cole and East Is East's Ayub Khan Din should be a marriage made in heaven - or at least the north of England - but, for all its gentle drama and nicely-judged performances, this has some work to do to match the sleeper status of those films.
Reviewed by Olly Richards
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