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New Bruce Springsteen Inspired Movie Out This Summer

It's not only a song by Bruce Springsteen, successfully covered by Manfred Mann's Earth Band, "Blinded By The Light" is now a movie and I, for one, cannot wait to see it.

Blinded By The Light ITV News 8th May 2018

ITV News on the set of Gurinder Chadha's Blinded By The Light Blinded by the Light is a comedy/drama, a hybrid musical rooted in the British tradition of quirky comedies. It's based on the memoir 'Greetings From Bury Park' by journalist/broadcaster Sarfraz Manzoor which chronicles his experiences as a British Muslim boy growing up in 1980s Luton and the impact Bruce Springsteen's lyrics had upon him.

Here's what Bruce said after viewing the final cut:

‘Thank you for honoring me so beautifully. Don’t change a thing.’”

Bruce Springsteen summer at the movies: 'Blinded by the Light' gets August release date

CLOSE Summer's not going to be a bummer for fans of Bruce Springsteen and the movies. The Springsteen-inspired coming-of-age charmer "Blinded by the Light" will be released in U.S. theaters on Aug. 14. The film, a hit at the recent Sundance Film Festival in Utah, is being released by New Line Cinema, a subsidiary of Warner Bros.