My Beautiful Laundrette
- 1 hr 37 min
The stark nature of London life in the 1980s under the premiership of Margaret Thatcher provides the backdrop for this love story that deals with a number of weighty issues. After caring for his Pakistani immigrant alcoholic father for a number of years, Omar is given a job managing an outdated and dirty launderette in central London. Upon beginning his job Omar meets up with a former friend, Johnny, who has a history as a supporter of fascist ideologies. Johnny and Omar quickly build a friendship despite their differences and ultimately embark on a doomed love affair in this critically acclaimed drama.