Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence ...
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Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence is upset by the arrival in the village of Anita Rutter and her dysfunctional family. Anita is 14, blonde and beautiful - exactly what Meena thinks she wants to be. She becomes part of Anita's world, but events do not run smoothly. Meena's growing up - and that brings plenty of changes. Written by
Anita and me is one of the most beautifully crafted, hilarious, moving and compelling stories i have ever seen on the big screen. it is a beautiful tale of two young girls who struggle to grow up in a mining village in the 70s. it is without a doubt the greatest movie to come from Britain in a very long time. unlike its counterparts bend it like beckham and east is east. it remains hilarious yet looks head on at some of the grim issues going on in the 70's such as racial abuse and family conflict. often avoided by many movie makers. it is also unlike many of the other bad 70s flashback films. there is a wide variety of elements where you can look and say to yourself... i remember when that record came out! or i remember when my parents used to make me change into play clothes after school! or that time when me and my friend stole a load of sweets from the village shop and blamed it on my niece! not only do i recommend it for people who remember the golden age that was the 70s, but i recommend it for a lot of young women who struggle with the day to day struggles of being a teenager, falling out with friends, wondering why you cant get a boyfriend etc. strongly recommend this film for when you are feeling down or sad. i guarantee it will make you smile!
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