- 1h 35min
- Directed by: Trudie Styler
- Cast: Alex Lawther, Ian Nelson, Abigail Breslin, AnnaSophia Robb, Laverne Cox
- UK release: 22 June 2018
Teenage Billy (Lawther) is shipped to live with his father in Kentucky, where his flamboyant dress sense gets him bullied while he crushes hard on the star football player (Nelson). Styler’s narrative feature debut features an irrestistible performance from Lawther, but it doesn’t quite have enough bite or daring; still, young audiences should love the sincere message about individuality.
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Freak Show18 Jun 2018
Alex Lawther gives a big and beautiful performance in Trudie Styler's debut drama
At one point in Trudie Styler's narrative feature debut – an adaptation of the teen novel by former New York club scene fixture James St James – the main character Billy Bloom appears dressed as a sparkling mermaid. The costumes Bloom wears (there are…
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