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Title 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
Imprint Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003
book jacket
 Euro-Am Rm. 104  VV 791.4372 M9901 2003    LIB USE ONLY    30500500029189
Descript 1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
Photography, Oliver Stapleton ; film editing, Mick Andsley ; music, Ludus Tonalis
DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation, enhanced for widescreen TV's; mono
In English with optional English, French, and Spanish language subtitles; closed-captioned
Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche, Shirley Anne Field
MPAA rating: R
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
Subject Pakistanis -- England -- London -- Drama
Youths -- England -- London -- Drama
Self-service laundries -- England -- London -- Drama
Feature films
Comedy films -- Great Britain
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Alt Author Radclyffe, Sarah, 1950-
Bevan, Tim
Frears, Stephen
Jaffrey, Saeed, 1929-
Seth, Roshan, 1942-
Day-Lewis, Daniel
Tonalis, Ludus
Kureishi, Hanif
Channel Four Films (Firm)
SAF Productions
Working Title Films
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