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* SpotOfTea: "I'll have half a cup."


''East Is East'' is a 1999 British comedy-drama film. It is set in a British household of mixed ethnicity, with a Pakistani father and an English mother in Salford, Greater Manchester, in 1971. George Khan (played by Om Puri), the father, expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani ways, but his children, who were born and grew up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British. They reject their father's rules on dress, food, religion and living in general.

''East Is East'' is based on the play of the same name by Ayub Khan-Din. It was directed by Damien O'Donnell. A sequel, ''West Is West'', was released in 2010; Om Puri, Linda Bassett and Jimi Mistry reprised their roles.

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''East Is East'' is a 1999 British comedy-drama film. It is set in a British household of mixed ethnicity, with a Pakistani father and an English mother in Salford, Greater Manchester, in 1971. George Khan (played by Om Puri), Creator/OmPuri), the father, expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani ways, but his children, who were born and grew up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British. They reject their father's rules on dress, food, religion and living in general.

''East Is East'' is based on the play of the same name by Ayub Khan-Din. It was directed by Damien O'Donnell. A sequel, ''West Is West'', was released in 2010; Om Puri, Linda Bassett and Jimi Mistry Creator/JimiMistry reprised their roles.


** Indeed, on this issue more than many others, George is a big Hypocrite.

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** Indeed, on this issue more than many others, George is a big Hypocrite.{{Hypocrite}}.


** Indeed, on this issue more than many others, George is a big [[Hypocrite]].

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** Indeed, on this issue more than many others, George is a big [[Hypocrite]].Hypocrite.


** Indeed, on this issue more than many others, George is a big [[Hypocrite]].



* {{Irony}}: Maneer is the only child of George who follows his father's rules and behaves the way George expects, Yet is the one who is badly beaten by George after Tariq destroys George wedding gifts.
** After discovering George is wedding plans, Maneer siblings turn on him and accuse him of having no loyalty toward them. Yet Maneer lies to protect them from George is wrath.
* KarmaHoudini: Tariq destroys George is wedding garments and watches after discovering George is plan to marry him off. Yet it is TheDutifulSon Maneer who gets beaten after George discovers him tidying up the mess.

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* {{Irony}}: Maneer is the only child of George who follows his father's rules and behaves the way George expects, Yet yet he is the one who is badly beaten by George after Tariq destroys George George's wedding gifts.
** After discovering George is George's wedding plans, Maneer Maneer's siblings turn on him and accuse him of having no loyalty toward them. Yet Maneer lies to protect them from George is George's wrath.
* KarmaHoudini: Tariq destroys George is George's wedding garments and watches after discovering George is George's plan to marry him off. Yet it is TheDutifulSon Maneer who gets beaten after George discovers him tidying up the mess.


* KarmaHoudini: Tariq destroys George is wedding garments and watches after discovering George is plan to marry him off. Yet it is DutifulSon Maneer who gets beaten after George discovers him tidying up the mess.

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* KarmaHoudini: Tariq destroys George is wedding garments and watches after discovering George is plan to marry him off. Yet it is DutifulSon TheDutifulSon Maneer who gets beaten after George discovers him tidying up the mess.


* Irony: Maneer is the only child of George who follows his father's rules and behaves the way George escpects, Yet is the one who is badly beaten by George after Tariq destroys George wedding gifts.

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* Irony: {{Irony}}: Maneer is the only child of George who follows his father's rules and behaves the way George escpects, expects, Yet is the one who is badly beaten by George after Tariq destroys George wedding gifts.



* KarmaHouidini: Tariq destroys George is wedding garments and watches after discovering George is plan to marry him off. Yet it is DutifulSon Maneer who gets beaten after George discovers him tidying up the mess.

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* KarmaHouidini: KarmaHoudini: Tariq destroys George is wedding garments and watches after discovering George is plan to marry him off. Yet it is DutifulSon Maneer who gets beaten after George discovers him tidying up the mess.

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* Irony: Maneer is the only child of George who follows his father's rules and behaves the way George escpects, Yet is the one who is badly beaten by George after Tariq destroys George wedding gifts.
** After discovering George is wedding plans, Maneer siblings turn on him and accuse him of having no loyalty toward them. Yet Maneer lies to protect them from George is wrath.
* KarmaHouidini: Tariq destroys George is wedding garments and watches after discovering George is plan to marry him off. Yet it is DutifulSon Maneer who gets beaten after George discovers him tidying up the mess.


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* ArmourPiercingQuestion: During an argument with George...
-->If English women are so bad, why did you marry me mam?


* BaconAddiction: When George goes out of town, the kids take the opportunity to scarf down as much bacon as they can, while Maneer sprays air-freshener everywhere.


* TheSeventies: The film takes place in 1971,

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* TheSeventies: The film takes place in 1971,1971.

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* TheSeventies: The film takes place in 1971,


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* BlackSheep: Nazir, Sajid
* BriefAccentImitation: Meenah mocks her mother's posh "receiving-guests" affectations: "Raighty-ho!"

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Sajid.
* BriefAccentImitation: BriefAccentImitation:
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Meenah mocks her mother's posh "receiving-guests" affectations: "Raighty-ho!"



* CampGay: Etienne. Nazir seems more StraightGay.
* TheCasanova: Tariq

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* %%* CampGay: Etienne. Nazir seems more StraightGay.
* %%* TheCasanova: TariqTariq.



* CultureClash
* DomesticAbuse
* TheDutifulSon: Maneer.
* FamilyBusiness: The chippy

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* %%* CultureClash
* %%* DomesticAbuse
* %%* TheDutifulSon: Maneer.
* %%* FamilyBusiness: The chippychippy.



* HumiliationConga: After having an artistic rendering of a vagina dropped into her lap, the stuffy Mrs. Shah calls the Khans "a jungly family" and [[HalfBreedDiscrimination halfbreeds]]. She is then accosted by Ella who calls her daughters "inbred monstrosities" and commands Shah and her family to leave the family home in no uncertain terms, likening their daughters to Laurel and Hardy in the process. Having vacated the premises, Mrs. Shah is set upon by a lecherous dalmation. It's a vicious Conga to be sure, but a thoroughly deserved one for such a rude woman.
** The whole process doubles as a HumiliationConga for George who wanted to marry his sons into the Shah family. The humiliation isn't quite over for him as he is accosted by his sons when he attempts to strike Ella. After being forced out of his home, he has to sleep in the chip shop.

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* HumiliationConga: After having an artistic rendering of a vagina dropped into her lap, the stuffy Mrs. Shah calls the Khans "a jungly family" and [[HalfBreedDiscrimination halfbreeds]]. She is then accosted by Ella who calls her daughters "inbred monstrosities" and commands Shah and her family to leave the family home in no uncertain terms, likening their daughters to Laurel and Hardy in the process. Having vacated the premises, Mrs. Shah is set upon by a lecherous dalmation. It's a vicious Conga to be sure, but a thoroughly deserved one for such a rude woman.
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woman. The whole process doubles as a HumiliationConga for George who wanted to marry his sons into the Shah family. The humiliation isn't quite over for him as he is accosted by his sons when he attempts to strike Ella. After being forced out of his home, he has to sleep in the chip shop.



* IHaveNoSon: Well, "I Only Have Five Sons"... leads to a [[CrowningMomentOfFunny hilarious]] [[TheReveal Reveal]]:

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* IHaveNoSon: Well, "I Only Have Five Sons"... leads to a [[CrowningMomentOfFunny hilarious]] hilarious [[TheReveal Reveal]]:



* TheLadette: Foul-mouthed, rough-housing, trouser-wearing Meena. See her fancy footie for further proof.

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* TheLadette: Foul-mouthed, rough-housing, trouser-wearing Meena.Meenah. See her fancy footie for further proof.



* MamaBear: Ella.
* MassiveNumberedSiblings: [[strike:Five]] [[IHaveNoSon Six]] brothers, one sister.

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* MassiveNumberedSiblings: [[strike:Five]] [[IHaveNoSon Six]] Six brothers, one sister.



* OopNorth
* TheQuietOne: Maneer

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* %%* TheQuietOne: ManeerManeer.



* TheRuntAtTheEnd: Sajid
* SpotOfTea: "I'll have half a cup"

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Sajid.
* SpotOfTea: "I'll have half a cup"cup."



* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic:
** Saj's constantly wearing a parka, and is horrified when [[CircumcisionAngst the hood gets torn off]].
** George always has ''half'' a cup of tea, and his family is half-English.


** The ending...nuff said

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