East Is East

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East Is East

islam hippie muslim jealousy tradition parent child relationship 1970s culture clash religious education modern society northern england daughter faith integration cultural difference cult film british asian

East Is East

Release Date: May 14, 1999

Year    :   1999
Slogan    :   «A comedy of families, a chip shop... and a very randy dog.»
Genres    :   Drama, Comedy
Production Companies    :   Assassin Films, Film4 Productions, BBC
Director    :   Damien O'Donnell
Producers    :   Leslee Udwin, Toby Whale, Tom Conroy, Alan J. Wands, Shellie Smith, Joan McCann
Writers    :   Ayub Khan-Din
RunTime    :   97 mins.
Budget    :   3800000
Revenue    :   28200000

In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and start to reject their father's rules on dress, food, religion, and living in general.

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