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Overall B+

While marrying a nice Indian boy in a customary wedding ceremony and learning to cook a Punjabi dinner doesn't seem like a problem for her sister Pinky (Archie Panjabi), Jess would rather be out in the park, playing a good game of soccer with the neighborhood boys.

Violence A-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C-
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language and some sexual situations

Talk to your kids about…

Bend It Like Beckham

Can a person pursue their dreams and passions without turning their back on traditional values and ideals their parents have taught?

Although her community held to tradition in food, dress and conduct, what are some examples of the group embracing new ideas and technology? How did the greater British society influence them?

Interested in trying some traditional Indian food? Check out these recipes for Somosas at:
www.bawarchi.com/contribution/contrib3706.html
and
www.recipecottage.com/indian/samosas07.html

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