Home > CRITERION / COHEN COLLECTIONS >

My Beautiful Laundrette (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) The Criterion Collection Blu-ray
 
Price: $49.99


AVAILABILITY: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days
Qty:

DESCRIPTION
 
- US RELEASED DISC.
- (REGION A) PLAYS ON REGION A BLU-RAY PLAYERS ONLY.

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.66:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: LPCM Mono (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
English SDH

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

Stephen Frears was at the forefront of the British cinematic revival of the mid-1980s, and the delightfully transgressive My Beautiful Laundrette is his greatest triumph of the period. Working from a richly layered script by writer Hanif Kureishi, soon to be internationally renowned, Frears tells an uncommon love story that takes place between a young South London Pakistani man (Gordon Warnecke), who decides to open an upscale laundromat to make his family proud, and his childhood friend, a skinhead (Daniel Day-Lewis, in a breakthrough role), who volunteers to help make his dream a reality. This culture-clash comedy is also a subversive work of social realism, which dares to address racism, homophobia, and sociopolitical marginalization in Margaret Thatcher’s England.

Director: Stephen Frears
Writer: Hanif Kureishi
Starring: Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Stephen Marcus, Richard Graham, Shirley Anne Field

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review