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  • Rated: 12A
  • Director: Gurinder Chadha
  • Writer: Sarfraz Manzoor, Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges
  • Synopsis: Javed is a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in 1987 England. 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 a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers an outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to express himself in his own voice.
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Javed is a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in 1987 England. 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 a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers an outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to express himself in his own voice.
  • Details
  • Comedy
    Comedy Drama
    Drama
    Music
  • Based on our viewers’ overall rating for each service.
    Not all titles featured are available in each service.
  • Rated: 12A
  • Director: Gurinder Chadha
  • Writer: Sarfraz Manzoor, Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges
  • Synopsis: Javed is a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in 1987 England. 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 a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers an outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to express himself in his own voice.

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    Hayley Atwell
    Robert Brydon
    Rob Brydon
    Kulvinder Ghir
    Nell Williams
    Aaron Phagura
    Meera Ganatra
    Dean Charles Chapman
    Sally Phillips
    Nikita Mehta
    Tara Divina
    Frankie Fox
    Sofia Abbasi
    Asheq Akhtar

Blinded by the Light

2019 Comedy Comedy Drama Drama Music 6.9 IMDB 71 Metascore
Javed is a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in 1987 England. 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 a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers an outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to express himself in his own voice.
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  • Viveik Kalra
    Hayley Atwell
    Robert Brydon
    Rob Brydon
    Kulvinder Ghir
    Nell Williams
    Aaron Phagura
    Meera Ganatra
    Dean Charles Chapman
    Sally Phillips
    Nikita Mehta
    Tara Divina
    Frankie Fox
    Sofia Abbasi
    Asheq Akhtar