Beautiful Thing (1996)
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Jonathan Harvey (also play)
21 June 1996 (UK) more view trailer
Comedy / Drama / Romance more
An urban fairytale.
A tender love story set during a hot summer on a South-East London housing estate. Jamie, a relatively... more
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Coming Of Age / Male Rear Nudity / Working Class / Gay Lead Character / Homosexuality more
5 wins & 2 nominations more
Cast(Cast overview, first billed only)
Linda Henry ... Sandra Gangel
Meera Syal ... Miss Chauhan
Glen Berry ... Jamie Gangel
Martin Walsh ... Mr. Bennett
Steven M. Martin ... Ryan McBride
Scott Neal ... Ste Pearce
Tameka Empson ... Leah Russell
Andrew Fraser ... Jayson
Ben Daniels ... Tony
John Savage ... Lenny
Julie Smith ... Gina
Jeillo Edwards ... Rose
Anna Karen ... Marlene
Garry Cooper ... Ronnie Pearce
Daniel Bowers ... Trevor Pearce
Rated R for sexuality, pervasive strong language and some drug content.
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Argentina:13 / Singapore:(Banned) / Australia:MA / Finland:K-8 / France:U / Germany:12 / Italy:T / Spain:13 / UK:15 / USA:R / Hong Kong:IIB / Iceland:12
Anchor Pub, Rotherhithe, London, England, UK more
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Channel Four Films more
The rainbow depicted early in the movie foreshadows to the nature of the movie. The gay community associates itself with the rainbow. more
Continuity: At the party, Leah is holding an object in her hand. If you look closely, you notice that the larger white end is in her hand with the gray thin end on top. When the shot is zoomed out, you can tell it's now upside down with Leah holding the gray thin end in her hand. more
Sandra: It's not natural, is it?
Jamie: What ain't?
Sandra: A girl her age being into Mama Cass.
Leah: She's got a really beautiful voice.
Sandra: And what's wrong with Madonna?
Leah: She's a slag.
Featured in Schau mir in die Augen, Kleiner (2007) more
One way ticket more