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Bend it like Beckham essay (media)

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Bend it like Beckham Jess wants to be a footballer, one like her idol David Beckham but she has obstacles in her life, the two main obstacles are her mother and father. Her mother wants her to stay home learn to cook 'aloo gobee' be a good house wife and her dad wants her to get good grades and go to university! Now she's met Jules her life has turner around! Watch Jess's family now have to deal with their football loving daughter and organize a wedding for her sister pinky, at the same time! Now that Jess's met Jewel's and joined her local women's football club her whole life has turned around! Watch this hilarious, heartwarming film 'Bend it like Beckham'. Jess and Jewels mothers are both not very different, they both want girls out of their daughters. ...read more.


carry new technology with them, another image is when the old ladies are jogging in the park in Indian clothes and then Jess and Jewel go jogging past them in western clothes. This shot shows Indian old ladies trying to become healthy by doing a morning jog like a normal English person but they are running in their Indian clothes then past them come Jess and Jewel's in their track suits and healthy this is irony. Sound is also used in the film to explore multiculturalism. Sound represents both cultures, Indian and western, in the shots for example, Pinky and Jess meet Tony's mother in southhall while shopping for their engagement clothes, the music in the back ground is smooth, calm and in the Hindu language, the song is an olden tune to suit Tony's mother, this shows respect to Tony's mother because the meaning is a respectful meaning and the that's the type of song his mother would like. ...read more.


of saying something nice she has ago at Jess for 'showing her bare legs' then shouting at her in Punjabi, the audience who understand Punjabi would find it funny with the things she's saying. Humor is always needed in a film to spice things up or just to bring you back if you're feeling down. In conclusion 'Bend it like Beckham' is a truly a remarkable multicultural film with its edgy scenes sparkling weddings and fantastic sense of humor this is the movie of the year and for that it deserves an award! It shows the differences and similarities of both cultures combined and we learn about the cultures as well. Its has also been spoken as the film being 'A fun, refreshing movie', as well as 'A Crowd-pleasing Charmer' and also 'Enjoyable, plenty of smiles, lifted my spirits' so go and watch this funny fantastic film! ...read more.

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