Rating: K-12 (9)
Release Date: 17.11.2019
Length: 1h 55min
Distributor: SF Film Finland Oy
Blinded by the Light
(UK, USA 2019)
115 min - English. Suomenkielinen tekstitys. K12
Tapio 3: SU/SUN 17.11. 15:15
Empowering drama of dreams and Bruce
Blinded by the Light tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a Pakistani teenager, who experiences racial and economic turmoil while living in Luton, England, in 1987. He writes poetry as a way to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the stubborn views of his traditional father. When a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteeen, Javed sees parallels between the singer's powerful lyrics and his own working-class environment. Springsteen's melodies soon inspire Javed to find his own voice and follow his dreams.
Director Gurinder Chandra´s latest movie is a charming drama of courage, love, hope, family, and the spirit-lifting power of music.