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Bend It Like Beckham Case Study »

Viki Walden | Thursday August 25, 2011

Categories: GCSE, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Bend It Like Beckham, Hot Entries

Paper 2 | Non-Hollywood Films Case Study | Bend It Like Beckham

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Jesminder (Jess) is a Sikh Indian girl living in Hounslow, South East London. Her only dream is to be a footballer and to be able to “bend it (the ball) like Beckham”. Whilst playing football with her male friends in the park one day Juliette (Jules), another keen female footballer spots her and invites her to trial for Hounslow Harriets (The local girls’ team). This is a fantastic opportunity for Jess, but she is torn between the traditional Sikh culture and the role her mother wants her to play,...

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