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Freak Show

Film Review: Freak Show at BFI Flare

Wearing its queer credentials on its brightly coloured, ruffled sleeve, this flamboyant drama delivers a remarkably steely message about identity. It may be archly made by first-time feature director Trudie Styler (aka Mrs Sting), but it’s also beautifully anchored in another richly detailed, deeply committed performance from Alex Lawther.

Departure

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Departure

Released in 2015 and directed by Andrew Steggall, Departure is a family drama exploring a mother-son relationship as their nuclear family falls apart and they find themselves at a crossroad in their lives. The film stars Juliet Stevenson, young rising star Alex Lawther and French newcomer Phénix Brossard.

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