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My beautiful laundrette [videorecording] / 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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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 4578 37684001063927 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792855795
  • ISBN: 9780792855798
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LVIS-223 (Menon).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Oliver Stapleton ; film editing, Mick Andsley ; music, Ludus Tonalis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche, Shirley Anne Field.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation, enhanced for widescreen TV's; mono.
Language Note:
In English with optional English, French, and Spanish language subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Pakistanis > England > London > Drama.
Youth > England > London > Drama.
Self-service laundries > England > London > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Feature films > Great Britain.
Comedy films > Great Britain.
Foreign films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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