My Beautiful Laundrette

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Overview

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.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • September 7, 1985
    Theatrical

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Keywords

Cast 8

  1. Saeed Jaffrey
  2. Roshan Seth
  3. Daniel Day-Lewis
  4. GW
  5. DB
  6. RW

    Rita Wolf
    Tania N. Ali

  7. SF

    Souad Faress
    Cherry N. Ali

  8. Shirley Anne Field

Crew 7

Camera

  1. OS

    Oliver Stapleton
    Director of Photography

Directing

  1. Stephen Frears

    Stephen Frears
    Director

Editing

  1. MA

    Mick Audsley
    Editor

Production

  1. Tim Bevan

    Tim Bevan
    Producer

  2. SR

    Sarah Radclyffe
    Producer

Sound

  1. LT

    Ludus Tonalis
    Original Music Composer

Writing

  1. Hanif Kureishi

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