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My Beautiful Laundrette 

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A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.
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5.0

INCLUVIE SCORE

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 5.0

MOVIE SCORE

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Sarah Erskine
July 03, 2020
5.0
INCLUVIE SCORE
5.0
MOVIE SCORE

My Beautiful Laundrette is set in 1985 London under the rule of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. It was a time of high unemployment, privatization, greed and civil unrest. Our two main characters, Johnny (Daniel Day-Lewis) and Omar (Gordon Warnecke) are products of the state of their country, and trying to live their best lives in spite of it all. Read the full review here: https://medium.com/incluvie/broken-systems-racism-and-capitalism-in-my-beautiful-laundrette-2e42d6bd42e2

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A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.

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Genre:Comedy, Drama, Romance
Directed By:Stephen Frears
Written By:Hanif Kureishi
In Theaters:
Box Office:$2,451,545
Runtime:98 minutes
Studio:Channel Four Films, Working Title Films, SAF Productions

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