My Beautiful Laundrette

"Very Good"

My Beautiful Laundrette Review


Unusual and quirky, one wonders how much of a cult hit My Beautiful Laundrette would have been without a very early performance by Daniel Day-Lewis as the gay pal of an Indian entrepreneur. Centering around the run-down laundromat the pair fix up and the gangster elements they face down in order to do it, Laundrette is often fun and endearing, at least when it makes sense.


My Beautiful Laundrette

Facts and Figures

Run time: 97 mins

In Theaters: Monday 7th April 1986

Distributed by: Orion Classics

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Fresh: 31

IMDB: 6.9 / 10

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Director:

Starring: as Nasser, as Papa, Daniel Day-Lewis as Johnny, as Omar, as Salim, as Tania N. Ali, Souad Faress as Cherry N. Ali, Shirley Anne Field as Rachel

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