Where was the film East Is East filmed?
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.