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Blinded by the light

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Title Blinded by the light [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Sydney, Australia : Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia, [2020]
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Based on the book "Greetings form Bury Park: race, religion and rock 'n' roll" by Sarfraz Manzoor.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2019.
Special feature: making-of featurette.
Creation Note Screenplay by Sarfraz Manzoor, Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges ; produced by Jane Barclay, Jamal Daniel ; directed and produced by Gurinder Chadha.
Performer note Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Nell Williams, Aaron Phagura, Dean-Charles Chapman, Rob Brydon, Hayley Atwell.
Summary Note Javed, a British teen of Pakistani descent, is growing up in England in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when he is introduced to the music of 'the Boss,' Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in Springsteen's powerful lyrics.
Target audience note Censorship classification : PG.
Language note English dialogue; English subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); descriptive audio.
Subject - Name Springsteen, Bruce -- Influence -- Drama
Subject Pakistanis -- Great Britain -- Drama
Teenagers -- Great Britain -- Drama
Music -- Drama
Nineteen eighties -- Drama
Comedy films
Film adaptations
Historical films
Feature films
Comedy films.
Musical films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Added Author Chadha, Gurinder film director, film producer, screenwriter.
Manzoor, Sarfraz, 1971- screenwriter.
Berges, Paul Mayeda screenwriter.
Barclay, Jane, 1960- film producer.
Daniel, Jamal film producer.
Kalra, Viveik actor.
Ghir, Kulvinder, 1965- actor.
Ganatra, Meera actor.
Williams, Nell, 1998- actor.
Phagura, Aaron actor.
Chapman, Dean-Charles, 1997- actor.
Brydon, Rob, 1965- actor.
Atwell, Hayley, 1982- actor.
Rahman, A. R. composer.
Smithard, Ben director of photography.
Krish, Justin editor of moving image work.
Manzoor, Sarfraz, 1971- Greetings from Bury Park.
Corporate Author New Line Cinema Corporation presenter.
Levantine Films presenter.
Ingenious Media presenter.
Bend It Films production company.
eOne publisher.
Shelf Location DVD F BLIN
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