In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and start to reject their father's rules on dress, food, religion, and living in general.

  1. Ayub Khan-Din


  2. Damien O'Donnell


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  1. Om Puri

    Om Puri

    George Khan

  2. Linda Bassett

    Linda Bassett

    Ella Khan

  3. Ian Aspinall

    Nazir Khan

  4. Jimi Mistry

    Jimi Mistry

    Tariq Khan

  5. Archie Panjabi

    Archie Panjabi

    Meenah Khan

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East Is East
East Is East


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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 14, 1999
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $3,800,000.00

Revenue $28,200,000.00

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