Blinded by the Light (2019)

Genres - Comedy, Comedy Drama, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Period Film  |   Release Date - Aug 14, 2019 (USA)  |   Run Time - 118 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Directed Gurinder Chadha’s cross-cultural dramedy is an adaptation of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s 2007 memoir “Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Roll.” A second-generation British-Pakistani teenager comes of age in a small town during the Thatcher era, rebelling against parental and cultural expectations with the help of Bruce Springsteen’s music.

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family-disapproval, high-school, poet, rock-music, self-discovery, teenagers