My Beautiful Laundrette | 1986

Drama
A Pakistani Briton and his white male lover strive to make their business a success in this acclaimed Thatcher-era drama.
Director: Stephen Frears
Writers: Hanif Kureishi
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Johnny

Actor

... Omar

Actor

... Nasser

Actor

... Omar's Papa

Actor

... Rachel

Actor

... Tanya

Actor

... Cherry

Actor

... Salim

Actor

... Ghengis

Actor

... 1st Jamaican

Actor

... 2nd Jamaican

Actor

... Squatter

Actor

Company

Production Company

Frameline Ltd

Production Company

SAF

Production Company

Production Company

Synopsis

When Omar is saddled with a struggling laundromat and told to make it work or else, he brings in his old pal Johnny to help him run it. But issues of homosexuality, class and race conspire to make every day a challenge for the ambitious duo.

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