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East Is East [1999] - Region 2 DVD

Description: A surprise hit internationally, Damien O'Donnell's feature debut is a warm, richly funny portrait of the cultural and emotional collisions of a multiracial family in 1971 Salford, where curry meets fish-and-chips and the threat of a spacehopper lurks around every corner. Adapted by Ayub Khan-Din from his own stage play, the film centres on Pakistani immigrant George Khan (huge Bollywood star Om Puri) still deeply attached to the moral and political mores of his homeland, but married to Englishwoman Ella (Linda Bassett). Despite her protestations, Khan is adamant their six sons and daughter, raised to respect traditional Muslim v ... (more)
Manufacturer: Cinema Club
Release date: 10 September 2001
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 5014138287504
Tags: British Asian (1), India (1), British (1), Society (1), Pakistani (1), Britain (1), Culture (1)
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