Once I was back in Indiana, in middle school, I found myself yearning for Aero chocolate bars, pakoras, getting around a city by foot, and an actual community of Indians. Jess: I nearly scored from 25 yards today. She might have been able to convince them. She is noticed by another great soccer player who gives her a chance to play on an organized team. You're not a young girl any more! We're not talking about scripture or a rule that says lying is always bad.
Jess' mother: Why have I two deceiving daughters? Paxton accuses Jess of being a hypocrite and a lesbian, Jules grabs her mother and runs off in shame. She's spotted by Juliette Paxton - Jules for short - who plays in a local women's league, and who talks Jess into coming to try out for her team. They forbid her to play. These can include having good friends, being healthy, having children, having a happy family life, having a good marriage, buying a new car, being popular, getting rich, wearing stylish clothing, and last but not least, acting in an ethical manner. This was very important to her and the screenwriter for the film stressed this point through the story of Jess' father. Suggested Response: A long lasting romantic relationship requires more than a physical attraction.
However, Jess never wants to be a housewife who can only cook. The two kiss and Jess agrees to sort out their relationship and her parents when she returns for Christmas. But Casey decides she wants to try a sport: competitive figure skating. . The question for each couple, whether they are of the same ethnic background or not, is whether the values that they share plus their love for each other are enough to bridge the differences in their values. Jess is infatuated with football, but because she's a woman, her family won't let her play.
In short, the family tells us, and others, who we are and what groups we are part of. Her parents are clearly uncomfortable with their daughter running around in shorts, chasing a big ball, instead of being clad in a traditional salwar khameez, and learning to cook East Indian recipes. At the beginning of the movie, playing football is just her dream. Suggested Response: To a great extent she was. Her parents are Sikhs who fled from Uganda to England, where her dad works at Heathrow airport. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website! Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and Parminder Nagra.
Description: This story focuses on two English girls who want to play football soccer professionally. Specific notes to teachers are in smaller type within brackets. On the day of Jess' and Jules' flight, Jules' mother gives her daughter a football jersey and wishes her good luck. Bhamra refuses, revealing that he doesn't want Jess to suffer the same way he did when he was kicked out of the cricket club because of his being an Indian. Here is another example of a kid who lied to her mom about sports taken from the movie. Our team even won the East African Cup. In the film we see an ordinary girl by the name of Jesminda who is raised in a sikh family culture this culture being completely structured,.
Divided into three parts, this paper mainly makes an analysis on two aspects, one is religion, and another is family culture. But all of these elements make the film sound routine, and what makes it special is the bubbling energy of the cast and the warm joy with which , the director and co-writer, tells her story. Jess knows that it wouldn't be good if everyone disobeyed their parents and lied whenever it suited them. Indian culture is a very serious and complicated culture. The film also address the issue of homosexuality through the character Tony. After meeting another teenage girl - Jules while having a kick around in the park, Jess discovers there is a local.
You'll ruin the bloody video! Or, to analyze it another way, assume that Casey thought she could keep her skating secret forever, the Rule of the Most Honoring Choice doesn't provide a justification for lying because, in this case, Casey didn't have to lie. Jessminder must now decide what's important for her. She finds it very hard to hurt her mother's feelings. He agrees, and Tony drives Jess to the game, where the Harriers are losing 1-0 with half an hour left. It's fine at first when you're in love and all that but do you really want to be the one that everyone stares at every family do because you married the English bloke? We rely on our family, our friends, and our community.
Society has placed certain ideals on appropriate behavior in regards to gender roles. Because of such roles, one learns what is deemed as masculine or feminine behavior. She soon strikes up a friendship with Juliette Paxton, Jules to her friends, and joins a girls team coached by the rather handsome Joe. Others would say that the universality principle applies to Jess' lie. She's bringing shame on the family.
Write them on the board or have the students write them in their notes. The types of shots in this film is used quite effectively by Gurinder Chadha to show the emotions and feeling of the characters in the film. Jess and Jules send their parents a team photograph, and it is revealed that Pinky is pregnant. But when I came to this country, nothing. Culture and Religion: In this movie, you will find lots of religious elements in the story, to some extent, cross-religious communication is the cross-cultural communication. Are you concerned that time will be wasted if you are absent from class? Suggested Response: It tells us several things. Do you have any suggestions for improvement? It played three seasons, 2001, 2002 and 2003.
The runtime of Bend It Like Beckham is 112 minutes 01 hours 52 minutes. She didn't want to hurt them, to lie to them, or to end up hating them. If she had been willing to tell her mother that she was going to skate and put her foot down, her mother would have been hurt and angry, but Casey would have been able to skate. Write some of these on the board. Pinky is a stereotypical girl interested in getting married and having children.