My Beautiful Laundrette (#50)

This week, Brendan and Jason discuss a film that is still not Carry On Up the Khyber – that of Stephen Frears’ film My Beautiful Laundrette starring History’s Greatest Monster Daniel Day-Lewis. The guys break down the movie and discuss The Shocking Reveal, how the film is one of the few on the BFI Top 100 led by a person of colour, laundry as a metaphor, the themes of dealing with one’s own identity and much more.

The guys also draw next week’s movie out of a hat! What will it be? Join us, won’t you?


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My Beautiful Laundrette stars Gordon Warnecke, Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey, Shirley Anne Field, Roshan Seth, Rita Wolf and Derrick Branche; directed by Stephen Frears.


Is It Streaming?

USA: Prime and available to rent on Amazon and Apple TV

Canada: available to rent on Apple TV.

UK: All 4 and available to rent on Amazon and Apple TV.

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