TITLE : Bend It Like Beckham YEAR OF RELEASE : 2002 CLASSIFICATION : PG DIRECTOR : Gurinder Chadha STARRING : Parminder K. Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Anupam Kher, Archie Panjabi, Shaznay Lewis, Frank Harper, Juliet Stevenson, Shaheen Khan, Ameet Chana, Poojah Shah, Paven Virk, Preeya Kalidas, Trey Farley, Saraj Chaudhry. TAGLINES : * Who wants to cook Aloo Gobi when you can bend a ball like Beckham?
* Don't call Them Chicks!
There has been a lot of positive publicity for this teen sports comedy about a girl's soccer team. It has been stated in the press as being the best British comedy since "Bridget Jones's Diary". "Terrific", "Hilarious", "Fresh & Funny" are just some of the words used to describe this film. So make sure the U.K. No 1. Box Office Smash "Bend It Like Beckham" is on your must-see movie list, it is certainly on mine.
A comedy about bending the rules to reach your goal, Bend It Like Beckham explores the world of women's football, from kick-abouts in the park to freekicks in the Final. Set in Hounslow, West London and Hamburg, the film follows two 18 year olds with their hearts set on a future in professional soccer. Heart-stopping talent doesn't seem to be enough when your parents want you to hang up your football boots, find a nice boyfriend and learn to cook the perfect chapatti.
Bend It Like Beckham (2003) [DVD] Witty and winning comedy from England tells of Jess (Parminder Nagra), a high school student of Sikh heritage whose obsession with soccer and top star David Beckham is looked down upon by her strict parents as "unladylike." After befriending player Jules (Keira Knightley) and impressing the team's coach (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers), Jess begins playing and drawing lots of attention. But how can she make a big tournament game attended by an important scout on the day of her older sister's wedding? 112 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary; deleted scenes; featurettes; music video; theatrical trailers; more. Girls Will Be Girls Collection [DVD] Three-disc set includes "Bend It Like Beckham," "Aquamarine" and "Just My Luck" (2006).
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