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Bend it like Beckham [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; Kintop Pictures presents in association with the Film Council and FilmFoerderung Hamburg ... a Kintop Pictures/Bend It Films/ROC Media/Road Movies co-production ; a Gurinder Chadha film ; directed by Gurinder Chadha ; produced by Deepak Nayar, Gurinder Chadha ; written by Gurinder Chadha, Guljit Bindra, Paul Mayeda Berges.

Chadha, Gurinder (Director, Screenwriter, Producer). Nayar, Deepak (Producer). Bindra, Guljit (Screenwriter, Producer). Berges, Paul Mayeda (Screenwriter). Nagra, Parminder, 1975- (Actor). Knightley, Keira, 1985- (Actor). Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan, 1977- (Actor). Kher, Anupam, 1955- (Actor). Panjabi, Archie (Actor). Lewis, Shaznay (Actor). Harper, Frank, 1962- (Actor). Stevenson, Juliet (Actor). Lin, Jong (Cinematographer). Krish, Justin (Film editor). Pruess, Craig (Composer). Holes, Ralph (Costume designer). Ellis, Nick (Production manager). Fox Searchlight Pictures (Added Author). Kintop Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Bend It Films (Added Author). ROC Media. (Added Author). Road Movies Filmproduktion (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher, Archie Panjabi, Shaznay Lewis, Frank Harper, Juliet Stevenson. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 4550 37684001063843 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
DVD; anamorphic widescreen.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LVIS-223 (Menon).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: Director/co-writer commentary; 10 deleted scenes; "making of" featurette; "Who wants to cook Aloo gobi" cooking featurette; music video with outtakes; trailers; Aloo gobi recipe.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen -- Director and co-writer commentary -- 10 deleted/extended scenes -- "Who wants to cook Aloo Gobi?" hosted by the director and "The Aunties" -- "Thek making of Bend It Like Beckham" featurette -- Music video and outtakes -- Aloo Gobi recipe -- International theatrical trailers -- Language: English 5.1 Dolby surround ; Spanish Dolby surround ; French 5.1 Dolby surround -- Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Jong Lin ; editor, Justin Krish ; original music, Craig Pruess ; costume designer, Ralph Holes ; production designer, Nick Ellis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher, Archie Panjabi, Shaznay Lewis, Frank Harper, Juliet Stevenson.
Summary, etc.:
Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer like her hero, David Beckham. For Jess, that means kicking a ball around the local park with the lads until she's spotted by Jules, who invites her to join the local women's team.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13, for language and some sexual situations.
System Details Note:
DVD; anamorphic widescreen.
Language Note:
English (5.1 Dolby surround), French (5.1 Dolby surround) and Spanish (Dolby surround) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Women, East Indian > England > Drama.
Women soccer players > England > Drama.
East Indians > Cultural assimilation > Great Britain > Drama.
Soccer > England > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Comedy films > Great Britain.
Sports films.
Sports films > Great Britain.
Feature films.
Feature films > Great Britain.
Foreign films.

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