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Documentary stories from unfamiliar cultures.
The Dragon Bride
The marriage of a teenage girl to four brothers aged from 8 to 16 is not unusual among the Nyinba people. They live in a rugged and remote corner of the Nepalese Himalayas, and this form of marriage is essential to their survival. But on a personal level, it raises many problems - the age difference, sleeping arrangements, jealousy, paternity of the children. As preparations for the lavish wedding begin, the bride faces these harrowing prospects. As one of her aunts, who has five husbands, warns her: "You've got to satisfy them all - that's what causes our wrinkles."
Producer Joanna Head
Series editors Alan Bookbinder and Bill Hilary
The 1 6-year-old bride's own story


Editors: Alan Bookbinder
Editors: Bill Hilary

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