Blinded by the Light


  • Rated PG
  • Released 2019-08-09
  • Runtime 114 minutes
  • Genre Drama, Comedy, Music
  • Director Gurinder Chadha
  • Writer Gurinder Chadha, Sarfraz Manzoor, Paul Mayeda Berges
  • Actors Viveik Kalra, Nell Williams, Hayley Atwell
  • Language English
  • Country United Kingdom


Set in 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher's Britain, BLINDED BY THE LIGHT is a joyous story about a young man who learns to live life, understand his family and find his own voice through the words and music of Bruce Springsteen. BLINDED BY THE LIGHT is inspired by British journalist Sarfraz Manzoor's memoir "Greetings From Bury Park."