Dir Gurinder Chadha, UK 2019, 2h02, Cert 12ACast: Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Aaron Phagura, Dean-Charles Chapman.
A nostalgic and uplifting coming-of-age story from the director of Bend It Like Beckham.
1987. When music fanatic Javed discovers the illustrious back catalogue of Bruce Springsteen his world is turned upside down; already a creative soul, his passion for music and writing is set alight by the songs of the working-class poet, whose lyrics feel all too familiar to the aspirational teenager. Yearning to escape his rundown hometown and the rules of his traditional Pakistani household, Javed finds himself caught between two worlds, and must discover if he too is Born to Run…
“A big-hearted crowdpleaser.” - The Observer
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