East Is East

Release Date: 24 September 2007 | Certificate: Suitable for 15 years and over
£4.49 includes FREE UK Postage (other delivery options available)

Shipping Destinations for this item

UK - Shipping Included
United Kingdom
Europe Zone 1 - £1.29
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland
Europe Zone 2 - £1.49
Andorra, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Sweden
Europe Zone 3 - £1.79
Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Vatican City
North America - £1.49
Canada, USA
Australia and Far East Asia - £1.49
Australia, Israel, New Zealand, Taiwan
Japan - £1.49
Japan
Others - £1.79
Falkland Islands

RRP: £15.99. You Save: £11.50

Available 2-3 extra days

Set in the early 1970s EAST IS EAST directed by Damien ODonnell follows the lives of a Pakistani-English family living in Northern England. George Khan (Om Puri) a proud Pakistani immigrant and his British wife Ella (Linda Bassett) run a fish and chip shop while raising their seven children. George is determined to honor Pakistani tradition by arranging marriages for each of the children whether they like it or not. When the Khan kids including the nightclubbing Tariq (Jimi Mistry) the artsy Saleem (Chris Bisson) and the shy parka-wearing Sajid (Jordan Routledge) begin to rebel against their forceful father their mother also joins the household mutiny. During an awkward nuptial arrangement meeting with the snobby Shahs and their two unappealing daughters the familys conflict hits its peak with surprising results. BR With his first feature film ODonnell convincingly recreates the 1970s setting and carefully avoids glossing over the Khan familys difficulties. Puri and Bassett are excellent as the well-meaning parents while Routledge is particularly charming as the reclusive youngest son. A quirky comedy that doesnt shy away from tense drama EAST IS EAST is a truly unique film.

Interactive menu
Release Date: 24 September 2007
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over
Directed by: Damien O'Donnell

Region 2
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 92 minutes
Production Year: 1999
Main Language: English
This content requires the
Adobe Flash Player Version 8 or greater.
Click Here to download the latest version.

For more information and our Delivery Policy see here.


For more information and our Returns Policy see here.

Catalogue No: F4DVD90010