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My beautiful laundrette

Author: Hanif KureishiSarah RadclyffeTim BevanStephen FrearsSaeed JaffreyAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2003] ©2003
Series: MGM DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView 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: Foreign films
Comedy films
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hanif Kureishi; Sarah Radclyffe; Tim Bevan; Stephen Frears; Saeed Jaffrey; Roshan Seth; Daniel Day-Lewis; Gordon Warnecke; Derrick Branche; Shirley-Anne Field; Oliver Stapleton; Mick Audsley; Ludus Tonalis; Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski; Lindy Hemming; Working Title Films,; SAF Productions,; Channel Four Films (Firm),; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.,
ISBN: 0792855795 9780792855798
OCLC Number: 53323410
Language Note: In English with optional English, French, and Spanish language subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Includes theatrical trailer.
Credits: Photographed by Oliver Stapleton ; film editor, Mick Audsley ; music by Ludus Tonalis ; designed by Hugo Luczyc Wyhowski ; costume design, Lindy Hemming.
Cast: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche, Shirley Anne Field.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 1 hr., 38 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation, enhanced for widescreen TV's; Dolby Digital mono; NTSC, region 1.
Series Title: MGM DVD.
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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