My Beautiful Laundrette

  • 1985
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

An offbeat winner. Director Stephen Frears and screenwriter Hanif Kureishi have fashioned a wonderfully fresh examination of the political and racial climate of Margaret Thatcher's Britain. Omar (Gordon Warnecke) is a young Pakistani living in London with his father (Roshan Seth), a drunk who was previously one of Pakistan's leading intellectuals. When...read more

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01:57 — A Pakistani immigrant and an old school friend find the road to business success paved with pitfalls when they join forces to refurbish a ratty London (more…)

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: R
  • Review: An offbeat winner. Director Stephen Frears and screenwriter Hanif Kureishi have fashioned a wonderfully fresh examination of the political and racial climate of Margaret Thatcher's Britain. Omar (Gordon Warnecke) is a young Pakistani living in London with… (more)

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