My Beautiful Laundrette. Image shows from L to R: Johnny (Daniel Day Lewis), Omar (Gordon Warnecke). Copyright: Film4.

My Beautiful Laundrette

1985 British comedy film about race, love and class. Stars Gordon Warnecke, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day Lewis, Derrick Branche and others.

My Beautiful Laundrette - Dual Format Edition

My Beautiful Laundrette - Dual Format Edition

In Stephen Frears's groundbreaking and hugely successful drama, Omar (Gordon Warnecke), the son of a Pakistani immigrant, embarks on a venture to renovate his uncle's laundrette with the help of his childhood friend, ex-National Front member Johnny (Daniel Day-Lewis).

Written by Hanif Kureishi (The Buddha of Suburbia), My Beautiful Laundrette's bold exploration of sexuality, race, class and generational difference is compassionate, humorous and entertaining. A commercial and critical success, it earned Hanif Kureishi an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay and launched the career of Daniel Day-Lewis.

First released: Monday 21st August 2017

Extras

  • Distributor: BFI
  • Region: B/2
  • Discs: 2
  • Minutes: 98
  • Subtitles: English

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