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Inside Out Retro Series: My Beautiful Laundrette

Presentation of Inside Out's Retro Series:

Culled from a list of hundreds of LGBT film titles, we are pleased to kick off this retrospective series with the Academy Award nominated Stephen Frears classic, MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE.

My Beautiful Laundrette

Stephen Frears

United Kingdom 1985 97:00

In a rough London suburb rife with racial tension and poverty, handsome young Omar, together with his English friend Johnny, inherits a run-down laundrette from his rich uncle. As the space transforms, complete with muzac and video screens, their own relationship begins to blossom.

Nominee, 1987 Academy Award - Best Original Screenplay

Newly Restored 30th Anniversary Print

Retro 1991 Ticket Price: $5.50


1. Online:

2. Phone:

10am to 7pm daily

416.599.TIFF 8433

Toll free: 1.888.599.8433

3. In Person:

10am to 10pm daily

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square,

350 King Street West at John Street

Funding for the Retro Series provided by Pride and Remembrance Foundation.

Through the Pride And Remembrance Run, the Pride and Remembrance Foundation provides financial support for projects of registered charities that benefit the LGBTQ community.

Funding for 25th Anniversary programming provided by Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund.

Inside Out Retro Series: My Beautiful Laundrette

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