DVD
English

My beautiful laundrette

Stephen Frears (director), Hanif Kureishi (author of screenplay)
Title
My beautiful laundrette / dir. by Stephen Frears ; written by Hanif Kureishi
Director
Stephen Frears
Author of screenplay
Hanif Kureishi
Language
English
Publisher
FilmFour, 1999 | Other editions
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1986
Playing time
90 min.
Note
Engels gesproken, niet ondertiteld
EAN
5014138036652

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 47 times in Flemish libraries

About Stephen Frears

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Stephen Arthur Frears (born 20 June 1941) is an English director and producer of film and television often depicting real life stories as well as projects that explore social class through sharply drawn characters.

Born in Leicester, Frears started his career working as an assistant director in theatre and film while directing numerous television plays. In 1971, he directed his first feature film, Gumshoe. After more television work, he won acclaim for the gay romance film, My Beautiful Laundrette (1985), featuring a breakout performance from a young Daniel Day-Lewis. He continued to garner praise with Prick Up Your Ears (1987), a biographical movie about British playwright Joe Orton. He followed with the American films Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and The Grifters (1990), the latter receiving a nomination for Best Director.

In 2000, Frears adaptated Nick Hornby's novel, High Fidelity, into …Read more on Wikipedia