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This spectacularly assured BAFTA-nominated debut feature from Oxford-born writer-director Georgia Oakley focuses on a specific moment of UK history with impressive authenticity. Combining an energetic 1980s electro-pop soundtrack, smart direction and commanding performances, this compelling drama explores queer life under Thatcher.





Set in 1988 Britain, PE teacher Jean (Rosy McEwen) is forced to live a double life when the Conservative government passes the Section 28 law, stigmatising gay and lesbian people. After a romance blossoms with fellow teacher Viv (Kerrie Hayes), pressure begins to build when Lois (Lucy Halliday), one of Jean’s students, threatens to expose her well-kept secret.