Search results for "Gurinder Chadha"


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Bend It Like Beckham (2002) RT 85% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Parminder Nagra  •  Keira Knightley  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Anupam Kher

Bhaji on the Beach (1994) RT 88% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 1996

A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Kim Vithana  •  Jimmi Harkishin  •  Sarita Khajuria  •  Akbar Kurtha

Bride and Prejudice (2004)

A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  •  Martin Henderson  •  Naveen Andrews  •  Daniel Gillies

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wes Craven  •  Alfonso Cuarón  •  Alexander Payne  •  Tom Tykwer  •  Sylvain Chomet  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Vincenzo Natali  •  Richard LaGravenese  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Walter Salles  •  Bruno Podalydès  •  Oliver Schmitz  •  Gurinder Chadha  •  Nobuhiro Suwa  •  Daniela Thomas  •  Frédéric Auburtin  •  Christopher Doyle
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Axel Kiener  •  Julie Bataille  •  Bruno Podalydès

The Mistress of Spices (2005) RT 13% / Audience 42%

DVD release: May 2007

Tilo, the titular "Mistresses of Spices" is a shopkeeper and an immigrant from India who helps customers satisfy their needs and desires with spices. Her life changes when she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha  •  Paul Mayeda Berges
CAST:  Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Nitin Ganatra  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010) RT 33% / Audience 33%

Indian mother Mrs Sethi's obsession with marrying off her daughter turns murderous. With jokes that routinely miss the mark and cringeworthy slapstick, this black comedy farce ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Shabana Azmi  •  Goldy Notay  •  Sendhil Ramamurthy  •  Sally Hawkins

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008) RT 71% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Dec 2009

Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Georgia Groome  •  Eleanor Tomlinson  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Tommy Bastow

I'm British But... (1990)

I'm British but... uncovers a defiant popular culture, part Asian, part British, against a backdrop of fading English nationalism. The rhythms of Bhangra and Bangla music set ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Neetinder Boparai  •  Apala Chowdhury  •  Michael Khan  •  Jabeen Mohammed

Nice Arrangement (1994)

Documents an Indian-English family's attempt to give their Briticized daughter a traditional Indian arranged marriage, with as much photography as possible.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
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What's Cooking? (2000) RT 52% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Apr 2001

In LA's Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Joan Chen  •  Mercedes Ruehl  •  Julianna Margulies  •  Victor Rivers




Viceroy's House (2017)

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Hugh Bonneville  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Michael Gambon  •  Manish Dayal

The Stupids (1996) RT 21% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Feb 2004

An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Tom Arnold  •  Jessica Lundy  •  Bug Hall  •  Alex McKenna

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