PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.
A West End musical version of this film opened at London's Phoenix Theatre on June 24, 2015, and ran for 9 months.
Woman at Party:
Now do you want a clean-shaven boy like your sister, or a proper Sikh with full beard and turban?
The speaker during the match which is supposed to be in Hamburg speaks German with an English accent and makes typical English errors (e.g. he says "... Elfmeter ausgeführt bei Nummer 7 Jess ..." instead of "... durch Nummer 7 ..." announcing the penalty)
There are no character names in the cast list except "Hounslow Harriers" for the minor players on the team.
Two versions of the Region 2 DVD exist. In the retail sale version the profanity during the closing credit outakes is bleeped out - in the video store rental version, available at the same time, it's left unbleeped.
English, Punjabi, Hindi, German
£2,001,795 (UK) (14 April 2002)
$32,543,449 (USA) (23 October 2003)
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