‘Bend It Like Beckham’ director Gurinder Chadha is back with an all-new British film set to the music of The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, and a feel-good UK trailer has now been released.
Chadha has based the film on Sarfraz Manzoor’s acclaimed memoir ‘Greetings from Bury Park’ about a Pakistani teen growing up during the late ’80s who finds his voice from the lyrics of Bruce Springsteen songs.
The film stars Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Nell Williams, Aaron Phagura, Hayley Atwell and Dean-Charles Chapman.
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The film is released in the UK August 9th.
Blinded By The Light Synopsis
Set in 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, BLINDED BY THE LIGHT is a joyous, coming-of-age story about a teenager who learns to live life, understand his family and find his own voice through the words and music of Bruce Springsteen. BLINDED BY THE LIGHT is inspired by British journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s memoir “Greetings From Bury Park.”