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My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

My Beautiful Laundrette
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Richard Graham Richard Graham
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Winston Graham Winston Graham
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Dudley Thomas Dudley Thomas
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A very good movie

5 years, 3 months ago at Jun 14 14:55
By now, it is pretty obvious that Daniel Day-Lewis is one of the best actors ever. Indeed, he has recently won his 3rd Academy award for the Best actor for his awesome performance in ‘Lincoln’. However, I often wonder if the people raving about him have actually seen his older movies. Anyway, Day-Lewis basically gave here his breakthrough performance and even though this movie is nowadays pret... read more
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Omar, son of a Pakistani immigrant, embarks on a venture to renovate his uncle's laundrette with the help of his childhood friend, ex-National Front member Johnny, with whom he has a gay relationship.
Release date: 4 April 1986
UPC: 027616869326
Tags: Drama (8), Gay (6), 1985 (4), Laundry (4), Punk (4), British (3), Racism (3), Spiritual Cinema (2), Lgbt (2), Sex (2), Interracial Relationship (2), Sexuality (2), 1980s (2), (2), Cross-Cultural (2), London (2), Closet (1), Relationships (1), Bigotry (1), Homosexual (1)
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" While the interracial homosexual love story was a first in British mainstream film I found it tame and the chemistry was lacking ( even if a young Day-Lewis was the love interest) I liked much better the relationship with the Pakistani family and the uncle (the cool Saeed Jaffrey) his sexy rebellous daughter and the alcholic father. I would rather have seen more of them - and the film lacks a satisfying ending"


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