Presentation on theme: "OVERVIEW Directed by Damien O'DonnellDamien O'Donnell Written by Ayub Khan-DinAyub Khan-Din Starring Om Puri Linda Bassett Jordan Routledge Archie PanjabiOm."— Presentation transcript:
OVERVIEW Directed by Damien O'DonnellDamien O'Donnell Written by Ayub Khan-DinAyub Khan-Din Starring Om Puri Linda Bassett Jordan Routledge Archie PanjabiOm PuriLinda BassettArchie Panjabi Music by Deborah MollisonDeborah Mollison Distributed by Channel 4 Films (UK theatrical) Miramax (US theatrical)Channel 4 FilmsMiramax Release date(s) 5 November 1999 (United Kingdom)5 November1999United Kingdom Running time 96 mins96 mins Country UKUK Language English/Urdu/HindiEnglishUrduHindi Budget £1.9m £1.9m
East Is East is based on the play of the same name by Ayub Khan- Din East Is East is a BAFTA award-winning British comedy-drama film released in 1999. It is set in a British household of mixed-ethnicity, with a Pakistani father and an English mother in Salford, Manchester in 1971. George Khan, the father, expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani ways but his children who were born and grown up in Britain increasingly see themselves as British and reject their father's rules on dress, food, religion, and living in general.
The clash between British and Asian cultural values drives every scene from the beginning PAKISTANPAKISTAN
Islamic Republic of Pakistan اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاکستان Until 1971, Pakistan also included an area in the North-east India region. This is now called Bangladesh. Pakistan became independent in 1947 from the Indian empire of British Raj During recent times Pakistan has been in the centre of world politics. This is firstly because of: - its support to guerillas in Afghanistan - Soviet invasion 1979 -1990s Taliban regime in Afghanistan However, since 2000 Pakistan has basically supported the West in their war against fundamentalist muslim terrorism, including the removal of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. Pakistan is a member of the Commonwealth
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