'Bend it Like Beckham' Morning Edition movie critic Kenneth Turan says the story of Bend It Like Beckham sounds familiar -- young Indian girl in London clashes with traditional mother over love for soccer. Turan says it could be predictable but instead offers real heart and insight. Director and co-writer Gurinder Chadha grew up in London and created the movie as a tribute to her dad.
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Morning Edition movie critic Kenneth Turan says the story of Bend It Like Beckham sounds familiar — young Indian girl in London clashes with traditional mother over love for soccer. Turan says it could be predictable but instead offers real heart and insight. Director and co-writer Gurinder Chadha grew up in London and created the movie as a tribute to her dad.