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launder

[′lȯn·dər]
(engineering)
An inclined channel or trough for the conveyance of a liquid, such as for water in mining and construction engineering or for molten metal.
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Set in London during the Thatcher years, My Beautiful Laundrette tells the story of young British Pakistani, Omar, who transforms his Uncle's run-down launderette into a thriving business.
Jacqui and Sandra were cast after being spotted by a model agency boss who passes the Argyle Street laundrette every day.
Meanwhile, voters in Chicago headed to a polling station at the back of a laundrette.
Fearing that the terrified woman may identify them, Doug engineers a meeting in a laundrette and slowly develops an attraction to Claire, who has no idea that she is falling in love with the man who pointed a gun at her head hours earlier.
What's most interesting about the collection is its inclusion of some indie faves (My Beautiful Laundrette), lesbian classics (The Children's Hour), gay classics (Bent, La Cage Aux Folles), modern lesbian rom-coms (Kissing Jessica Stein, Imagine Me & You), a trans classic (Boys Don't Cry), drag extravaganza (Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert) and two big budget gay flicks (The Birdcage, The Object of My Affection).
Kureishi -- who first made news in 1985 when he got an Oscar nomination for the script of My Beautiful Laundrette -- got the assignment from New York- based Smuggler Films.
As they queer the national romance, Borstal Boy and Y tu mama tambien join a film genre that began in 1985 with Hanif Kureishi and Stephen Frears' My Beautiful Laundrette.
It'd be easy to make this story about the lessons they both learn, but instead, scripted by Hanif Kureishi (My Beautiful Laundrette), it's an intelligent treatise on the ruthless nature of youth--and the old-timers who miss it.
The first is quirky Jeremy (Jason Schwartzman), who has a dead-end job and chats her up in a laundrette. e has to borrow money from her in order to take her out.
A TERRIFIED woman feared she was going to be thrust into a giant clothes drier and raped at a North Wales laundrette.