Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
overview : Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro team. Jess uses elaborate excuses to hide her matches from her family while also dealing with her romantic feelings for her coach, Joe.
Release Date : Apr 11, 2002
Runtime : 1h 52m
Companies : Fox Searchlight Pictures, Kintop Pictures, FilmFörderung Hamburg, UK Film Council
Countries : United States of America, United Kingdom, India, Germany
Keywords : london, england, tradition, indian lead, culture clash, immigration, sikh, women's football (soccer), sport, football (soccer), family, woman director, indian lgbt