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Summary England, 1988 – Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government are about to pass a law stigmatising gays and lesbians, forcing Jean, a PE teacher, to live a double life. As pressure mounts from all sides, the arrival of a new girl at school catalyses a crisis that will challenge Jean to her core.

Directed By: Georgia Oakley

Written By: Georgia Oakley

Blue Jean

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
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87
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 22 User Ratings
6.8
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Summary England, 1988 – Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government are about to pass a law stigmatising gays and lesbians, forcing Jean, a PE teacher, to live a double life. As pressure mounts from all sides, the arrival of a new girl at school catalyses a crisis that will challenge Jean to her core.

Directed By: Georgia Oakley

Written By: Georgia Oakley

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Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 22 User Ratings
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Generally Favorable Based on 22 User Ratings
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82% Positive
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14% Negative
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Production Company BBC Film, BFI Film Fund, Great Point Media, Kleio Films
Release Date Jun 9, 2023
Duration 1 h 37 m
British Independent Film Awards
• 4 Wins & 13 Nominations
Venice Film Festival
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
LesGaiCineMad, Madrid International LGBT Film Festival
• 3 Wins & 3 Nominations