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Bend It Like Beckham was not expected to be a success. Made on a relatively shoestring budget of $6 million (£5 million), the film defied the odds by becoming one of the most talked about movies of 2002 – and grossing more than $76 million (£60 million) in theatres worldwide. Read More. 7 EMRATA-APPROVED FEMINIST BOOKS TO READ NOW. By Susan Devaney. It may have hit the big screen over 18 years ago, but it’s still a relevant watch in 2020. Following the lives of two young football-mad girls, Jess (played by Parminder Nagra), and Jules (played by Keira Knightley), it touched on cultural and racial barriers and gender norms. It provided the launchpad for Knightley’s stellar career, and also... Full story

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