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Bend It Like Beckham
Directed by:
Gurinder Chadha

"Bend It Like Beckham" (also known as "Sognando Beckham", "Kick It Like Beckham") is a Comedy/Drama/Romance/Sport film directed by Gurinder Chadha, released on January 18 of 2003 in the USA , starring Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher, Archie Panjabi and Shaznay Lewis.

An Indian girl born to play soccer for England

Who directed "Bend It Like Beckham":

Bend It Like Beckham was directed by Gurinder Chadha, a Kenyan writer, director, producer, and actor.

Before Bend It Like Beckham, Gurinder Chadha had directed Bhaji on the Beach, released in 1993. Since, he directed Bride & Prejudice, released in 2004, Paris, je t'aime (2006), Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (2008), It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010).

When was "Bend It Like Beckham" released:

Bend It Like Beckham was first released in the United States on Saturday, January 18, 2003. Also released on Saturday, January 18, 2003 have been Dot the I (dir. Matthew Parkhill), It's All About Love (dir. Thomas Vinterberg), and The Heart of Me (dir. Thaddeus O'Sullivan). This was sixteen (16) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, April 11, 2002 in the United Kingdom; Tuesday, September 10, 2002 in Canada; Wednesday, November 20, 2002 in France; Thursday, October 03, 2002 in Germany; Friday, December 13, 2002 in Italy; Friday, September 20, 2002 in Spain; Thursday, July 04, 2002 in Australia and on Saturday, April 19, 2003 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Bend It Like Beckham":

At the casting of Bend It Like Beckham we find Parminder Nagra (Ella Enchanted (2004), In Your Dreams (2006)); Keira Knightley (The Hole (2001), Innocent Lies (1995)); Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Prozac Nation (2001), Titus (1999)) [ more... ]

  • Adlyn Ross and Shaheen Khan, Ash Varrez can all be seen in It's a Wonderful Afterlife, released in 2010.
  • Adlyn Ross and Shaheen Khan, Ash Varrez also appeared in Bhaji on the Beach, released in 1993.
  • Juliet Stevenson and Frank Harper also appeared in The Search for John Gissing, released in 2001.
  • Archie Panjabi and Preeya Kalidas also worked together in East Is East, released in 1999.

What is the Storyline of "Bend It Like Beckham":

Jesminder "Jess" Bhamra (Parminder Nagra) is the 18-year-old daughter of Punjabi Sikhs from Hounslow, west London. Juliette "Jules" Paxton (Keira Knightley) is the daughter of an English couple. Jess is infatuated with football, but because she is female (and Indian), her parents do not allow her to play, and due to a burn scar on her leg, her mother forbids her from wearing shorts. However, she sometimes plays in the park with various boys and her good friend Tony, a closeted homosexual. When Jules [...]

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