Fiction Lover's Film Companion: 'East is East'

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Fiction Lover's Film Companion: 'East is East'

Monday, July 22, 2013, 6 p.m.

East is East DVD coverA father expects his family to follow his Pakistani ways. However, his fun-loving biracial children, who were born and raised in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and reject Pakistani customs, causing conflicts for the entire family. 

This cross-cultural, low-budget comedy won several British film awards and is the prequel to the film West is West.

Starring Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Jordan Routledge and Archie Panjabi.

Directed by Damien O'Donnell.

1999, 97 mins. Rated R.

Showing in Room A-5, on the Lower Level.