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My beautiful laundrette

Author: Stephen FrearsSarah RadclyffeTim BevanSaeed JaffreyRoshan SethAll authors
Publisher: Irvine, CA : Karl Lorimar Home Video, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : 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: Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Hanif Kureishi; Hanif Kureishi
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Frears; Sarah Radclyffe; Tim Bevan; Saeed Jaffrey; Roshan Seth; Daniel Day-Lewis; Gordon Warnecke; Hanif Kureishi; Karl Larimar Home Video.; Working Title Films.; SAF Productions.; Channel Four (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 15240189
Notes: A foreign film (Great Britain).
Videocassette release of the 1985 motion picture.
Rated R.
Credits: Photography, Oliver Stapleton ; film editing, Mick Andsley ; music, Ludus tonalis.
Performer(s): Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche, Shirley Anne Field.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Channel 4 Films ; SAF Productions ; Working Title Films ; written by Hanif Kureishi ; produced by Sarah Radclyffe and Tim Bevan ; directed by Stephen Frears.

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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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