For Jules, however, she got it easier. Jess does not want to be the traditional Indian girl her parents want her to be. Where as the challanges of cultural assumptions was mostly placed on Jess. Pinky asks Jess why she has bought home brought home a Gora. The Sikh culture believes in five vices and lust is one of them. Paxton back into harmony with the rest of her family.
Forbidden love is a theme still recognisable in modern society. Jules and Jess challenged their cultural and gender assumptions. When she brings soccer into the kitchen as an assertion of her own identity, it can be interpreted as a threat to her culture. The british society, they must act like a girl, feminine, use skirts, clean, and also not playing football. Relationship skills: Jess isn't one of those people to push others away and she embraces new relationships with open arms. Just like Jess, she also played soccer.
Nagra wanted to be just like Beckham. Jules and Jess both like Joe as a bet friend and a boyfriend, in Spain they have a fight over him. This shows that football is a sport that is still very gender-based, despite the fact that in the Netherlands alone already 120. Their relationship is totally Romeo and Juliet-esque, in more ways than one, and oh-so-swoonworthy—even if it grows from somewhat improper beginnings. One of them addresses the importance of cultural integration. They stay friends until Jess and Joe fall for each other and Jules is upset.
For Jess, her gender says that she needs to do femine things such as cooking and not doing anything that has something to do with male sports such as soccer. Born and raised in the U. Bend It Like Beckham is a film that revolves loosely around soccer, but incorporates many life lessons and situations common in this day and age. Regardless, the resolution that begins during this scene occurs because she has finally taken the time to sit down to a meal with her daughter and talk to her. He had to stop playing football due to an injury, and he wanted to do something with football. Timothy Shary and Alexandra Seibel. Use details, examples and proper names from the film when posible.
They hit it off and plan to meet again the next day. Just like Jess, she also played soccer. She does not want to keep it a secret because everyone believes she is amazing at soccer, but she does not want to disappoint her parents. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website! This shows certain stereotypes towards girls that play football, have short hair and wear baggy clothes. When Jess finally honors her parents through truthfulness, her parents help her reach her dreams. Unfortunately the movie decided to use a mistaken lesbian relationship and one character coming out of the homosexual closet to teach the rumor lesson, which could have been taught with another topic. In one scene, Jess goes to the Paxton house to talk to Jules.
However she challenges these gender and cultures when she plays soccer with many girls and when she loves Joe, as Joe is a British not an Indian. And when she meets Jules, a girl her age who plays for a local club team, Jess thinks she can have the best of both worlds. Jules can be bitchy at times but all in all, she is an amazing friend to Jess and Joe. The character I chose was Jessminder. Duboff T he data is clear. One day, she meets a girl named Jules Paxton, who persuades Jess to play soccer.
Her parents wanted her to finish her education first before she was allowed to start acting. The only problem with that is her parents find playing. Her gender still says that she needs to be femine and she cannot play soccer. Jess and Jules tie the score, and when Jess is awarded a free kick, she must bend the ball around the wall of players to score. When she gets in fights with people close to her she will often feel bad and try to mend the bond. Current Residence: Santa Clara, California, U.
The offside rule is when the French mustard has to be between the teriyaki sauce and the sea salt. And just like Jess, Jules opposes and challenges her gender and cultural expectations. How Jess sees herself: Jess knows that she is a good soccer player with potential. What you want and what your parents will accept is a common disagreement in most households these days. Jules starts to walk toward the sports bra section and Mrs Paxon holds up all the pretty bras commenting on how they work. Just like Jess, she also played soccer.
. Jesminder Bhamra, like the director, is British-Asian. Joe encourages Jess to come clean with her parents and eventually approaches Mr. Slumber Party Potential: High Bend it like Beckham is all about being true to yourself, and finding balance between expectations and dreams. How you interact with those who keep the traditions of men, i.
These features make the film more directed to children and appropriate for all ages they may view the film. She's spotted by Juliette Paxton - Jules for short - who plays in a local women's league, and who talks Jess into coming to try out for her team. Shape of Face: Inverted triangle. When she talked to Jess she said that she would like it if Jess joined the Hounlsow Harriers. Playing organized sports goes against Jess' traditional Punjabi parents' wants for her - especially her mother's - which are to go to law school and to learn how to cook Punjabi food so that she can attract a nice Punjabi husband. Almost every traditional parent thinks so. Jess also opposes her culture by kissing Joe.