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My Beautiful Laundrette Reviews

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June 7, 2003
A gritty and imaginative English film offering a grim portrait of societal disintegration during the 1980s in a country rife with racial tensions and a thriving underground economy.
May 31, 2003
While Personal Best and Making Love have faded into obscurity as The Celluloid Closet footnotes, My Beautiful Laundrette has become a benchmark in the 80s new queer cinema.
May 20, 2003
A fascinating, eccentric, very personal movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 26, 2002
Kureishi's script brims with terrific lines that are expertly delivered by the entire cast, while the story's romance still seems powerful, fresh and honest.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 25, 2001
At times puzzling due to the diverse panorama of subject matter, the film nevertheless corners touchy issues more than it flinches them.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
It is with some relief that we realize it isn't "about" anything; it's simply some weeks spent with some characters in a way that tells us more about some aspects of modern Britain than we've seen before.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 7, 1985
This story of complicated human beings trying to get by in a morally confusing world made director Stephen Frears' name on the international stage, and it remains highly watchable today.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 25, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 29, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
April 18, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 6, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
April 2, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
December 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 6/8
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