In Georgia Oakley’s stunning directorial debut, it’s 1988 England and Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government is about to pass a law stigmatizing gays and lesbians, forcing Jean (Rosy McEwen, in a powerhouse performance), a gym teacher, to live a double life. As pressure mounts from all sides, the arrival of a new student catalyzes a crisis that will challenge Jean to her core.
The BAFTA-nominated film won the Venice Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award, as well as four British Independent Film Awards.
★★★★★ ‘A slam-dunk masterpiece’ (Daily Telegraph)
★★★★★ ‘Timeless’ (Loud and Clear)
★★★★★ ‘Deeply human’ (Attitude Magazine)
Runtime: R • 1 hr 37 min