East Is East



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


Top Billed Cast

  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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Release Information

  • May 14, 1999


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $3,800,000.00

Revenue $28,200,000.00

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