An Indian family in London tries to raise their soccer-playing daughter in a traditional way. Unlike her traditional older sister, Pinky, who is preparing for a lavish Indian wedding and a lifetime of cooking the perfect chapati, Jess dreams of playing soccer professionally, like her hero David Beckham. Wholeheartedly against Jess' unorthodox ambition, her parents eventually reveal that their reservations have more to do with protecting her, than with holding her back. When Jess is forced to make a choice between tradition and her beloved sport, her family must decide whether to let her chase her dream--and a soccer ball--or follow a more orthodox path.
Director: Gurinder Chadha
Writer: Gurinder Chadha, Guljit Bindra and Paul Mayeda Burges
Producer: Deepak Nayer and Gurinder Chadha
Cast: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Shaznay Lewis, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Juliet Stevenson, Archie Panjabi, Frank Harper, Shaheen Khan and Ameet Chana
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