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3.4
826 Ratings

My Beautiful Laundrette

Directed by Stephen Frears
United Kingdom, 1985
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Directed by Stephen Frears from a screenplay by Hanif Kureishi, this film is the story of an ambitious Pakistani Briton and his white lover, played by Daniel Day-Lewis, as they strive for success and hope when they open up a glamorous laundromat.

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My Beautiful Laundrette Directed by Stephen Frears

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1987 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Independent Spirit Awards

1987 | Nominee: Special Distinction Award

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