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The Resource My beautiful laundrette, Channel 4 Films ; SAF Productions ; Working Title Films ; written by Hanif Kureishi ; produced by Sarah Radclyffe and Tim Bevan ; directed by Stephen Frears, (videorecording)

My beautiful laundrette, Channel 4 Films ; SAF Productions ; Working Title Films ; written by Hanif Kureishi ; produced by Sarah Radclyffe and Tim Bevan ; directed by Stephen Frears, (videorecording)

Label
My beautiful laundrette
Title
My beautiful laundrette
Statement of responsibility
Channel 4 Films ; SAF Productions ; Working Title Films ; written by Hanif Kureishi ; produced by Sarah Radclyffe and Tim Bevan ; directed by Stephen Frears
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • Set in the Pakistani community in south London, the film focuses on two youths--Johnny, a working-class white, and Omar, a Pakistani. Together they operate a laundrette, which Omar inherits from his uncle. While Johnny looks upon the laundrette as a life line on which to salvage his self-respect, Omar sees it as just the beginning step on the road to riches
  • Set in the Pakistani community in south London, the film focuses on two youths-- Johnny, a working-class white, and Omar, a Pakistani. Together they operate a laundrette, which Omar inherits from his uncle. While Johnny looks upon the laundrette as a life line on which to salvage his self-respect, Omar sees it as just the beginning step on the road to riches
Cataloging source
LPU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Oliver Stapleton ; film editing, Mick Andsley ; music, Ludus Tonalis
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed caption
PerformerNote
Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Derrick Branche, Shirley Anne Field
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-2015
  • 1942-
  • 1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Frears, Stephen
  • Jaffrey, Saeed
  • Seth, Roshan
  • Day-Lewis, Daniel
  • Radclyffe, Sarah
  • Bevan, Tim
  • Kureishi, Hanif
  • Channel Four Films (Firm)
  • SAF Productions
  • Working Title Films
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pakistanis
  • Youth
  • Self-service laundries
  • Gay men
  • Sexual minorities
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
My beautiful laundrette, Channel 4 Films ; SAF Productions ; Working Title Films ; written by Hanif Kureishi ; produced by Sarah Radclyffe and Tim Bevan ; directed by Stephen Frears, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "1002734."
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
53323410
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52726015
System details
DVD, mono
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
My beautiful laundrette, Channel 4 Films ; SAF Productions ; Working Title Films ; written by Hanif Kureishi ; produced by Sarah Radclyffe and Tim Bevan ; directed by Stephen Frears, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "1002734."
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
53323410
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52726015
System details
DVD, mono
Video recording format
laserdisc

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