East is East by Ayub Khan-DinEast is East by Ayub Khan-Din - Good
This is in script format and follows the stage play/film as far as I remember.
Its 1970 in Salford and the Khans are a mixed race family. Pakistani father, English mother, 5 sons, 1 daughter and a chip shop! The children range in age from 12 to 23 and each is going through a personal battle whether that be against an arranged marriage, hiding studying art not engineering, avoiding working in the shop. All the things you would expect from the times, area and from children rebelling against their parents, mixed race or not!
An amusing play with some serious undertones that was spun out into an excellent film (as I remember it) that also launched the acting careers of a number of tv household names.
This reminded me of growing up in the north west albeit a different mix of nationalities and a different type of shop although I wasnt so keen on reading it in script format. Still it was a nice quick and amusing read to go alongside the more weighty tome I was struggling through.
George Khan, proud Pakistani and chip shop owner -- Ghengis to his kids -- rules his family with a rod of iron. He thinks he's raising his seven children to be respectable Pakistanis. But this is Salford in the North of England, in Much as George's English wife, Ella, loves and tries to honor her husband, she also wants her kids to be happy. The children, caught between bell-bottoms and arranged marriages, simply want to be citizens of the modern world. Need to watch ' East Is East ' in the comfort of your own home? Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Damien O'Donnell-directed movie via subscription can be challenging, so we here at Moviefone want to take the pressure off.
Let's all give our thanks to a private collector named Mike for preserving this film and making it available to the public. East here means eastern London, inhabited by "common" uneducated folks living in poverty, as opposed to the western part of the city, where everything is the opposite i. Florence Turner is a simple and poor, but happy girl. Henry Edwards, her childhood pal and admirer, declares to her and suggests marriage, but she brushes him off. One day she is shocked to discover that she is named the heiress to an enormous fortune. There is a catch, however, in one condition of the will according to which she must spend three years in the "West" refining her social skills for her new position.
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