Blinded by the Light
It’s 1987 and the UK is facing some rather familiar problems – financial hardships, generational divides, extreme prejudice.
Javed (Viveik Kalra) is an aspiring writer, growing up in a traditional Pakistani household – dealing daily with teenage angst, a demanding father and casual bigotry. Everything suddenly changes, however, when a friend enthusiastically introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen.
With iconic hit songs by ‘The Boss’ woven throughout, Blinded by the Light is a timely coming-of-age charmer – based on the memoir of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor – that had its World Premiere at Sundance 2019
Cast: Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Nell Williams, Aaron Phagura.
BBFC rating: 12A
- 2019-09-21 07:00 PM
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