Bend It like Beckham (2002)

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

Storyline:

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.

One review

  • Average movie. I think “Bend it like Beckham” has a convincing plot and a wonderful message, but sometimes it was a little bit boring too. There was excellent acting, cinematography and music, but on the other hand the movie is full of the most obvious cliché’s. I guess there are just a lot of good and bad things I can say about this film. All in all I was not very impressed, but it was not a disappointment neither.

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