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My beautiful laundrette

Author: Stephen FrearsSaeed JaffreyRoshan SethDaniel Day-LewisGordon WarneckeAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Frears; Saeed Jaffrey; Roshan Seth; Daniel Day-Lewis; Gordon Warnecke; Shirley-Anne Field; Hanif Kureishi; Sarah Radclyffe; Tim Bevan; Channel Four Films (Firm); SAF Productions.; Working Title Films.
ISBN: 0792855795 9780792855798
OCLC Number: 52384695
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Credits: Photography, Oliver Stapleton ; film editing, Mick Audsley ; music, Ludus Tonalis.
Cast: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche, Shirley Anne Field.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby digital mono ; 16:9 widescreen presentation.
Responsibility: written by Hanif Kureishi ; produced by Sarah Radclyffe and Tim Bevan ; directed by Stephen Frears ; a Working Title Limited - SAF Productions production for Channel 4.

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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.

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