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My Beautiful Laundrette [videorecording]

Channel 4 Films ; SAF Productions ; Working Title Films ; written by Hanif Kureishi ; produced by Sarah Radclyffe and Tim Bevan ; directed by Stephen Frears
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Set in the Pakistani community in south London, the film focuses on two youths-- Johnny, a working-class white, and Omar, a Pakistani. Together they operate a laundrette, which Omar inherits from his uncle. While Johnny looks upon the laundrette as a life line on which to salvage his self-respect, Omar sees it as just the beginning step on the road to riches.
Director
Stephen Frears
Performers
Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche, Shirley Anne Field.
Release Date
1985
Run Time
98 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
In English with English, Spanish and French subtitles
Rating
MPAA rating: R
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 1985 motion picture.
  • For special features see interactive menu.
Edition
Widescreen
ISBN
0792855795
Credits
Photography, Oliver Stapleton ; film editing, Mick Audsley ; music, Ludus Tonalis.
Published
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2003.
Publisher no.
1002734 MGM Home Entertainment
Description
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, mono.
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