Just Charlie (2017)

Just Charlie (2017)

Released: 2017
Genre: Drama, Genre
Director: Rebekah Fortune
Starring: Mark Carter, Scot Williams, Harry Gilby, ,
Run time: 97 min
IMDb: 6.9/10
Country: UK
Views: 81607


Football star Charlie has the world at his feet. With a top club desperate to sign him, his future is seemingly mapped out. But the teenager only sees a nightmare. Trapped in the body of a boy, Charlie is torn between wanting to live up to her father’s expectations and shedding this ill fitting skin. Charlie’s next move will tear the family apart and threaten everything they hold dear.
User Reviews: I’m just going to touch on the ending. Many people say it shouldn’t have been included, but I disagree. Whilst I didn’t like it, I think it was necessary. A young person in a similar situation may see this film and learn from it. Without that ending, they may make the same mistake. Kids can be cruel, and that shouldn’t be overlooked.

I think it’s a very well written film that shows the day to day problems a young trans person may face.

I was in a very dark place when I was younger, and watching ‘Beautiful Thing’ changed my life. This film is a gem, and I hope it will do for others what Beautiful Thing did for me.


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