Bend It like Beckham (2002)
- Time: 112 min
- Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
- Director: Gurinder Chadha
- Cast: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
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.