- 1h 28min
- Directed by: Ben A Williams
- Cast: Russell Tovey, Arinzé Kene, Lisa McGrillis
- UK release: 9 December 2016
Jason (Tovey) is a footballer who shares a kiss with friend and teammate Ade (Kene) the night before their first team debut, a moment which affects their lives and careers. Ten years are covered in three acts; Tovey and Kene are both impressive, and the theatrical setup is sufficiently full of incident and insight not to seem stagey. Well played, gents.
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The Pass5 Dec 2016
Russell Tovey scores as a gay footballer in this adaptation of John Donnelly's stage play
Russell Tovey is exceptionally good in director Ben A Williams's intensely dramatic debut feature, the first that explores the implications of being gay in the resolutely homophobic culture of Premier League football and its fandom. Tovey plays Jason…
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