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Overview

Omar, a homosexual Pakistani boy living in London with his alcoholic father, lifts a chunk of drug money from another Pakistani and, with his lover Johnny, decides to renovate a grungy laundrette.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $860,000.00

Revenue $2,451,545.00

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Release Information

  • September 7, 1985
    Theatrical

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Cast 31

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

    Rita Wolf
    Tania N. Ali

  7. SF

    Souad Faress
    Cherry N. Ali

  8. Shirley Anne Field
  9. Richard Graham
  10. GC

    Garry Cooper
    Squatter

  11. CB
  12. PM

    Persis Maravala
    Nasser's Elder Daughter

  13. NK

    Nisha Kapur
    Nasir's Younger Daughter

  14. WD

    Walter Donohue
    Dick O'Donnell

  15. NC

    Neil Cunningham
    Englishman

  16. GS
  17. Stephen Marcus
  18. Ram John Holder
  19. Dawn Archibald

    Dawn Archibald
    Gang Member #1

  20. JM

    Jonathan Moore
    Gang Member #2

  21. GH

    Gerard Horan
    Telephone Man

  22. Bhasker Patel
  23. BU

    Badi Uzzaman
    Dealer

  24. AK

    Ayub Khan-Din
    Student

  25. DL

    Dulice Liecier
    Girl in Disco

  26. CP

    Chris Pitt
    Kid #1

  27. KW
  28. CC

    Colin Campbell
    Madame Butterfly Man

  29. SC

    Sheila Chitnis
    Zaki's Wife

  30. WG

    Winston Graham
    Jamaican #1

  31. DT

    Dudley Thomas
    Jamaican #2

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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