My Beau­ti­ful Laun­drette

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film / 1.05am / Film4

Now that he’s an­nounced his re­tire­ment, there’ll be in­creased in­ter­est in this show­ing of one of the two 1985 films (the other was A Room with a View) that made Daniel Day-lewis a star. A snap­shot of Thatcher’s Bri­tain, it sees DD-L’S racist punk help­ing am­bi­tious Asian teen Gor­don War­necke to open ‘a laun­derette as big as The Ritz’.

Daniel Day-lewis

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