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    chris

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    east is east

    Post  chris on Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:16 am

    East is east Neutral

    This is a film from 1999
    It had a budget of £1.9million.
    The film grossed over £10million.
    It made over £12million in DVD sales.
    Its genre is Comedy-Drama
    It is set in a British household of mixed-ethnicity, with a Pakistani father and an English mother in Salford, Manchester, 1971. Om Puri's character George Khan, the father, expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani ways. His children born and raised in Britain increasingly see themselves as British and reject their father's rules on dress, food, religion, and living in general.

    East Is East is based on the play of the same name by Ayub Khan-Din. It was directed by Damien O'Donnell.
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    Re: east is east

    Post  Mr Fletcher on Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:20 am

    Good start - you've done the basic research bit and found some interesting things but I want to know why you like this film, what it does for you, and then to talk in more detail about the critical reception it had.
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    Re: east is east

    Post  goatselife on Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:49 am

    Mr Fletcher wrote:what it does for you.

    Wouldn't you like to know
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    Re: east is east

    Post  Mr Fletcher on Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:54 am

    NUMAN RULES wrote:
    Mr Fletcher wrote:what it does for you.

    Wouldn't you like to know

    And here we have an example of borderline but acceptable abuse on the grounds that my comment was probably asking for it. But don't do it again.

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