My Beautiful Laundrette

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MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE is a highly acclaimed and beautifully rendered portrait of two boyhood friends struggling to survive in racially tense Thatcher-era Britain. Omar, a homosexual Pakistani boy living in London with his alcoholic father, lifts a chunk of drug money from another Pakistani and, with his school chum Johnny, decides to renovate a grungy laundrette.

  1. Hanif Kureishi

    Author

  2. Stephen Frears

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Saeed Jaffrey

    Saeed Jaffrey

    Nasser

  2. Roshan Seth

    Roshan Seth

    Papa

  3. Daniel Day-Lewis

    Daniel Day-Lewis

    Johnny

  4. GW

    Gordon Warnecke

    Omar

  5. DB

    Derrick Branche

    Salim

  6. RW

    Rita Wolf

    Tania N. Ali

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

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  • September 7, 1985
    Theatrical

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