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My Beautiful Laundrette

Rating:R
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:March 7, 1986
Running time:97 minutes
Cast:Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche
Director:Stephen Frears
Producer:Tim Bevan, Sarah Radclyffe
Writer:Hanif Kureishi
Distributor:Orion Classics

Description: "My Beautiful Laundrette" takes place in the Asian community of London during the years that MargaretThatcher was Prime Minister. Omar takes over operating his Uncle Nasser's laundrette. He is helped by his friend Johnny who is an outsider, white but not entirely accepted by either the white or Asian Londoners.

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