My Beautiful Laundrette

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1985-11-16
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 127 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Channel Four Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director:
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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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  • Gordon Warnecke

    as Omar Ali
  • Daniel Day-Lewis

    as Johnny Burfoot
  • Roshan Seth

    as Hussein "Papa" Ali
  • Saeed Jaffrey

    as Nasser Ali
  • Derrick Branche

    as Salim N. Ali
  • Rita Wolf

    as Tania N. Ali
  • Souad Faress

    as Cherry N. Ali
  • Shirley Anne Field

    as Rachel
  • Richard Graham

    as Genghis
  • Garry Cooper

    as Squatter
  • Charu Bala Chokshi

    as Bilquis
  • Persis Maravala

    as Nasser's Elder Daughter
  • Nisha Kapur

    as Nasir's Younger Daughter
  • Walter Donohue

    as Dick O'Donnell
  • Neil Cunningham

    as Englishman
  • Gurdial Sira

    as Zaki
  • Stephen Marcus

    as Moose
  • Ram John Holder

    as Poet
  • Dawn Archibald

    as Gang Member #1
  • Jonathan Moore

    as Gang Member #2
  • Gerard Horan

    as Telephone Man
  • Bhasker Patel

    as Tariq
  • Badi Uzzaman

    as Dealer
  • Ayub Khan-Din

    as Student
  • Dulice Liecier

    as Girl in Disco
  • Chris Pitt

    as Kid #1
  • Kerryann White

    as Kid #2
  • Colin Campbell

    as Madame Butterfly Man
  • Sheila Chitnis

    as Zaki's Wife
  • Winston Graham

    as Jamaican #1
  • Dudley Thomas

    as Jamaican #2
Editing Mick Audsley Editor
Art Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski Production Design
Production Tim Bevan Producer
Directing Stephen Frears Director
Costume & Make-Up Lindy Hemming Costume Design
Production Debbie McWilliams Casting
Crew Rocky Taylor Stunt Coordinator
Camera Oliver Stapleton Director of Photography
Production Sarah Radclyffe Producer
Crew Bill Weston Stunt Coordinator
Writing Hanif Kureishi Author
Writing Hanif Kureishi Writer
Sound Ludus Tonalis Original Music Composer
Crew Nosher Powell Stunt Coordinator
Crew Jim Dowdall Stunt Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Elaine Carew Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Wendy Rawson Hairstylist
Art Ray Perry Sr. Property Master
Camera Mike Laye Still Photographer