Bend It Like Beckham2002

Stars: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 112 minutes

Bend It Like Beckham is true girl power. This glorious comedy centers on Jess (Parminder Nagra), an Indian girl born in England whose only desire is to become a football--or, as we say on this side of the Atlantic, soccer--star like her idol, David … more »

Mr. Paxton:
The teriyaki sauce is the goalkeeper.

Mrs. Paxton:
The teriyaki sauce.

Mr. Paxton:
The posh French mustard is the defender.

Mrs. Paxton:
The posh French mustard.

Mr. Paxton:
The salt is the attacker.

Mrs. Paxton:
The sea salt.

Mr. Paxton:
The sea salt is the attacker. Now, when the ball's played forward, the sea salt has to be level with the mustard.

Mrs. Paxton:
[To just arrived Jules] Hello, darling.

Mr. Paxton:
Now concentrate. Offside, onside.

Mrs. Paxton:
Offside, onside.

What are you doing?

Mrs. Paxton:
Well, if the mountain won't come to Mohammed...


Mr. Paxton:
Don't laugh. I'm trying to teach your mother the offside rule.

Mrs. Paxton:
I've decided that I've got to take an interest or I'm going to lose you. This way we can all enjoy football as a family. Right. So, don't tell me. The offside rule is... ...when... ...the French mustard... has to be between the teriyaki sauce and the sea salt.

Mr. Paxton:
She's got it! Got it! Wonderful!

Have you read all these as well?

Mrs. Paxton:
Yeah. Oh, and do you know what? One of those England girls' players is a math's teacher as well, and she's happily married with a baby!

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