Blinded by the Light (2019)

Drama, Comedy, Music | 114 Minutes
Rating: /10
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Movie Info

  • Blinded by the Light Young Pakistani living a world with prejudice and overbearing parents are inspired to break free by the lyrics & music of Bruce Springsteen. Inspired by the true story, this is a charming film with just enough emotional punch to strongly recommend. Lead actor, Kalra, is wonderful B+ -Mr. Movie Reviews

Movie Story

Javed is a Pakistani teenager who experiences racial and economic turmoil while living in Luton, England, in 1987. He writes poetry as a way to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the stubborn views of his traditional father. When a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteeen, Javed sees parallels between the singer's powerful lyrics and his own working-class environment. Springsteen's melodies soon inspire Javed to find his own voice and follow his dreams. 

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Blinded by the Light

For anyone who has ever wanted to dream. You're not alone.

20191 h 54 min

In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Director Gurinder Chadha
Runtime 1 h 54 min
Release Date 9 August 2019
Movie Status
Movie Rating Not rated

Trailers & Videos

Poster for the movie "Blinded by the Light"

Blinded by the Light Movie Trailer

Drama, Comedy, Music

Movie Showtimes

Fleur Cinema & Café

4545 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321

Show times

  • 4:20pm
  • 9:30pm