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My Beautiful Laundrette


Director: Stephen Frears

Genre: Drama

Year: 1985

Running time: 97 minutes

Territory: Worldwide

Studio: Film4, MGM

Format: DCP

Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Gordon Warnecke, Shirley Anne Field

Language options: Dialogue - EN

Set in the Pakistani community of London, the film follows the fortunes of handsome young Omar who, together with his English friend Johnny, takes over a run-down laundrette given to him by his rich uncle. Together they transform it into a gaudy, neon-lit palace complete with muzac and video screens. Against a background of racial tension and poverty in the rough London suburb, their own relationship, portrayed with tenderness and passion, blossoms to love.



Country

City/Town

Cinema

Date


France

Toulouse

CINÉFOL31 / Service Cinema de la Ligue de l'enseignement

16 August


United Kingdom

Chichester

Chichester Cinema At New Park

12 August - 15 August



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