Where was the film East Is East filmed?

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East is East Set in Salford, but mostly filmed in Openshaw, this film about a mixed-race family in the 1970s won Best British Film at the BAFTAs.

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Likewise, where in Bradford was East Is East filmed?

The cinema that the family visit in Bradford was filmed at what used to be The Metro in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Manchester. In France the film was called "Fish and Chips: The Crunchy Comedy". The Bradford "shopping" scene was in fact filmed in Southall, Middlesex some 204 miles away! The film takes place in 1971.

Subsequently, question is, how long is East is East? 1h 37m

In this manner, where is East is East set?

East Is East is a 1999 British comedy-drama film written by Ayub Khan-Din and directed by Damien O'Donnell. It is set in Salford, Lancashire, (now in Greater Manchester), in 1971, in a mixed-ethnicity British household headed by Pakistani father George (Om Puri) and an English mother, Ella (Linda Bassett).

What was the purpose of East is East?

East Is East is a 1996 play by Ayub Khan-Din, first produced by Tamasha Theatre Company in co-production with the Royal Court and Birmingham Repertory Theatre. It is often cited as one of the key works to bring Asian culture to mainstream British audiences.

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What certificate East is East?

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Title Type Certificate
EAST IS EAST Video 15
EAST IS EAST Video 15
EAST IS EAST Film 15

Where is West is West filmed?

Although the movie is set in Pakistan, it was actually shot over the border, in rural India. It is not uncommon for movies set in Pakistan to be filmed in India, where there is a thriving film industry.

What's the little boy called in East is East?

East is East. Remember Sajit - the boy in the snorkel parka in East is East? Well that was Ayub Khan-Din, the man who turned the story of his Salford childhood into a hugely successful play and film.

Where was room at the top filmed?


Room at the Top is thought to be the first of the British New Wave of Kitchen sink realism film dramas. It was filmed at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, with extensive location work in Halifax, Yorkshire, which stood in for the fictional towns of Warnley and Dufton.

What does East stand for?

The EAST (Education Accelerated by Service and Technology) Initiative is an educational non-profit that oversees and trains for a school program, EAST, that operates primarily in the United States.

Is Om Puri related to Amrish Puri?

Om Puri shares absolutely no relation with Amrish Puri except they only share the surname.