West is West

West is West
  • 2010
  • UK
  • 15
  • Directed by: Andy DeEmmony
  • Written by: Ayub Khan-Din
  • Cast: Aqib Khan, Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Robert Pugh

Featuring none of the anarchically inventive comedy or keen social observation of East is East, this long-belated sequel follows Salford chip-shop owner George Khan (Puri) as he takes his unruly son on a character-building trip to Pakistan. A few nice moments, but for the most part this is an uninspired and unrewarding sequel.

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West is West an uninspired and unrewarding sequel to East is East

18 Feb 20112 stars

Andy DeEmmony's plodding, bland drama stars Om Puri and Aqib Khan

(15) 103min East is East was one of the British box office successes of the late 90s, and found an even bigger audience on video and DVD, but it’s hard to believe that there is much, if any, anticipation for this belated sequel. That is probably for the…

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