Playing Away

Playing Away
Playing Away

Year

1987

Duration

97 minutes

Genres

Comedy

Language

English

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Playing Away succeeds by linking two unfamiliar cultures through the simple device of sport and does a great job of highlighting the ridiculousness of white and black stereotypes. The film revolves around the hilarious consequences that occur when a cricket team in a small English village invites a black cricket team from Brixton to a charity game. Issues of race, class and belonging are explored in this gentle comedy of manners.

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