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8.0

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Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 26 Critics

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  1. 90
    We've seen the clash of cultures and generations before,--- but never quite so humorously. This time, the focus is on the Pakistanis living in England, and it's quite amazingly done, perky and inventive to the core.
  2. 75
    If there is a weakness in East Is East, it's that Om Puri's character is a little too serious for the comedy surrounding him.
  3. 75
    O'Donnell has a fine eye for the small details of life and the movie feels rich, warm and real .