Summer Of 85 (France)

What do you dream of when you're 16 years old and in a seaside resort in Normandy in the 1980s? A best friend? A lifelong teen pact? Scooting off on adventures on a boat or a motorbike? Living life at breakneck speed? No. You dream of death. Because you can't get a bigger kick than dying. And that's why you save it till the very end. The summer holidays are just beginning, and this story recounts how Alexis grew into himself.

Starring: Felix Lefebvre, Benjamin Voisin, Philippine Velge. Director: Francois Ozon.

UK Release: 23rd October 2020 in Cinemas and On Demand, released by Curzon

Are We Lost Forever (Sweden)

Adrian and Hampus have been living together for three years, and are engaged to be married. But their relationship has gone down an increasingly destructive path and during one fateful discussion it all comes crashing down. For Hampus it is a relief to close the door on his destructive relationship with Adrian, but the latter is devastated and heartbroken. Will he be able to survive without the love of his life, or is there a possible way of somehow getting him back? Through desperate attempts to reunite, awkward encounters and rebound sex, they try to once again draw themselves closer together. But will it ultimately push them further apart?

Starring: Björn Elgerd, Jonathan Andersson

UK Release: 4th November on DVD and On Demand, released by TLA Releasing

Two Of Us (France)

When Nina met Madeleine on holiday in Rome, they became instantly inseparable. Decades later, they still are, sharing their lives and the landing between their two apartments. After more than twenty years of loving in the shadows, Madeleine promises Nina she will tell her family the truth. Though certain of her decision and love for Nina, Madeleine finds the prospect of “coming out” daunting. It takes an unexpected, life-altering event to show her the importance of living your truth.

Starring: Barbara Sukowa, Martine Chevallier, Léa Drucker

UK Release: 13th November 2020 in cinemas and On Demand, released by Peccadillo Pictures

Everybody's Talking About Jamie (UK)

Jamie is 16 and he doesn't quite fit in. He is terrified about the future but supported by his loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

Starring: Max Harwood, Lauren Patel, Richard E. Grant

UK Release: 22nd January 2021, released by Film4

Ammonite (UK)

1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.

Starring: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan, Fiona Shaw, Gemma James

Director: Francis Lee

UK Release: TBC, early 2021, released by See Saw

The Prom (2020)

A troupe of hilariously self-obsessed theater stars swarm into a small conservative Indiana town in support of a high school girl who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom.

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Keegan-Michael Ray, Andrew Rannells, James Corden, Kerry Washington

Director: Ryan Murphy

UK Release: TBC 2020, released by Netflix

Our Ladies (UK)

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they're more interested in drinking and partying than winning the competition.

Starring: Eve Austin, Tallulah Grieve, Abigail Lawrie, Rhona Morison, Marli Siu, Sally Messham

UK Release: TBC 2020, released by Sony Pictures

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