Gurinder Chadha
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Season 02 | Episode 32

Gurinder Chadha

Director / Writer / Producer

Multi-talented writer, producer, director Gurinder Chadha (Blinded By The Light, Bend It Like Beckham) discusses the movies that made her.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Blinded By The Light (2019)
Field of Dreams (1989)
Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
Bride and Prejudice (2004)
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Mother India (1957)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Kes (1969)
Cathy Come Home (1966)
A Taste of Honey (1961)
Up The Junction (1968)
This Happy Breed (1944)
Brief Encounter (1945)
Raining Stones (1993)
That Sinking Feeling (1979)
Gregory’s Girl (1981)
Purab Aur Paschim (1970)
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Trading Places (1983)
Coming To America (1988)
The Blues Brothers (1980)
An American Werewolf In London (1981)
West Side Story (1961)
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
The Sound of Music (1965)
Car Wash (1976)
Do The Right Thing (1989)
Desert Hearts (1985)
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
In The Heat of the Night (1967)
Green Book (2018)
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
Tootsie (1982)
It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)
La La Land (2016)
Playing Away (1987), now streaming on Amazon Prime!
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
The Birth of A Nation (1915)
Show Me Love (1998)
The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003)
Au Hasard Balthazaar (1966)
Tokyo Story (1953)

Other Notable Items

Blinded By The Light screenwriter and Greetings from Bury Park memoir author Sarfraz Manzoor
Gurinder’s Inheritance Tracks episode
Bruce Springsteen
Billie Burke
Ken Loach
Tom Courtenay
Richard Harris
The National Front march
Bhangra music scene in Britain
Manoj Kumar
Gurinder’s I’m British But… television documentary short (1990)
TFH Guru John Landis
Natalie Wood
Margaret Thatcher
Joel Schumacher
Ang Lee
Dustin Hoffman
Jessica Lange
Teri Garr
The Occupy Wall Street Movement
The Brexit crisis
Our president, Mr. Potter
REO Speedwagon
Bruce Springsteen’s “Thunder Road”
Horace Ové
Norman Beaton
Lukas Moodysson
Yasujirō Ozu
Frank Capra

This list is also available on Letterboxd.