Blinded by the Light

The music of Bruce Springsteen inspires a Muslim teen to find his own voice and follow his dreams.

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Blinded by the Light


Comedy drama, Music114 Mins2019PG-13

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.


  • Powerful
  • Uplifting
  • Inspiring
  • Hilarious
  • Cheeky