Blue Jean

Great Britain 2022
English, subtitled in Finnish
97 min
Suitable for audiences aged 12 and above
Director: Georgia Oakley
Screenplay: Georgia Oakley
Cast: Rosy McEwen, Kerrie Hayes, Lucy Halliday
Production: Kleio Films, Great Point Media
Print Source: Elävän kuvan keskus ELKE

In Georgia Oakley's debut feature film, set in 1988 Britain, Thatcher's Conservative government attacks the rights of sexual minorities. Jean, working as a physical education teacher, fears for her job and dare not come out of the closet. The situation takes a dangerous turn when a girl familiar from a gay bar becomes Jean's student.

Blue Jean"premiered at the Venice Film Festival and it was nominated for the Best Debut Film BAFTA award. Additionally, the film won four British Independent Film Awards, including Best Lead and Supporting Actors, Best Debut Screenplay, and Best Casting.

Laura Laaksonen

On August 22nd, the screening at Kino Tapiola is an age-restricted screening for individuals aged 18 and above, with alcohol beverages available from the Kinobaari.