Bend It Like Beckham

Jess and Jules are recruited to join teams the United States. Joe stays behind in England to continue coaching. Joe also tries to get on Jess' dad's good side because he is romantically interested in her.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene of the football game in which Jess and Jules are not talking, if you watch closely, you can see that Jules' headband changes from a black fabric headband to a crisscross plastic headband.

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Mrs. Bhamra: What family would want a daughter-in-law who can run around kicking football all day but can't make round chapatis?

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Trivia: When Jules is practicing football with her dad, her mother insults Sporty Spice by saying that she is the only one without a boyfriend. Throughout the movie, however, most of the background music is performed by Melanie Chisholm a.k.a. Sporty Spice.

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Question: Is there some reason that we are considently seeing planes fly over her house? Is that supposed to symbolize something?

Answer: Jess' house is supposed to be on the main flight path of Heathrow airport. Her mum and dad work there.

Answer: I doubt it; it's probably because the film is set in the Borough of Hounslow, which is in the flight paths of many London airports, including Heathrow.

David Mercier
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