Directed by Gurinder Chadha ("Bend It Like Beckham"), Blinded By The Light is based on the memoir by Sarfraz Manzoor and tells his story of a Pakistani British teenager growing up in the drab suburb of Luton, England in the 1980’s and his dreams of escaping. One day, a school friend introduces him to Bruce Springsteen’s music and it changes his life - Bruce Springsteen’s music and words inspire him to find his path, follow his dreams and become the successful journalist he is today.
· Blinded By The Light was one of the biggest discoveries at this year’s Sundance Film Festival where it premiered to rave reviews
· Film will open to 2,500 screens in the US and will have a global release
· Film includes wall to wall music with Bruce Springsteen’s tracks creating a character of their own throughout the film.
Totaling 16 Bruce Springsteen catalog tracks (& 1 brand new unreleased track!)