My Beautiful Laundrette (DVD)

Stephen Frears

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Synopsis

With it's "extraordinary cast" (Los Angeles Times)-including Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis-and "riveting visual style" (Newsweek), this "warm, compassionate and feisty" film (The Hollywood Reporter) about a young Pakistani man coming of age in London is "a fascinating, eccentric [and] very personal movie" (The New York Times)!

 

Living on the dole with his alcoholic father in a shabby South London flat, Omar is a bright-eyed Pakistani teenager who wants to make something of himself. And as his papa drowns deeper in vodka and self-pity, Omar turns to his unscrupulous wheeling-and-dealing Uncle Nassar to show him the key to success. But when Nassar hires Omar as manager of a seedy, dilapidated Laundromat, Omar is forced to choose between running a squeaky clean establishment-or conducting some very dirty business!

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Product Details

  • Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Roshan Seth, Saeed Jaffrey, Shirley Ann Field, Gordon Warnecke
  • Format: Color, Dolby, DVD, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Rating: R
  • Label: MGM
  • Run Time: 97 minutes
  • Catalogue #: 1002734

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