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Saturday 25th February 5:00 PM

Blue Jean 

Director: Georgia Oakley Country: UK
Cert: 15 Year: 2022 Length: 97 mins
Blue Jean

Audience Reaction

Score: 81.78% Attendance: 64


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In 1988, the Government's clause 28 aimed to prohibit the promotion of homosexuality in schools. Unintended consequences, then, for teacher Jean in this tender film described as a future queer classic, a remarkable debut feature from Georgia Oakley.

Thanks to Altitude


open_quote Rosy McEwen absolutely shines in what should be a star-making turn as a lesbian PE teacher struggling to keep her queerness secret as Section 28 starts to ramp up. close_quote Alternative Lens

open_quote It’s a remarkably accomplished picture on every level, not least the keenly felt and fiercely authentic performances. close_quote Wendy Ide



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