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Beautiful Thing

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Beautiful Thing 1996 15

90 mins United Kingdom Director. Hettie Macdonald

Hettie MacDonald’s 1996 romantic comedy tells the story of two classmates and neighbours who fall in love over one summer in South East London. Jamie (Glen Berry) is a shy and introverted student infatuated with Ste (Scott Neal). Ste sleeps over one night at Jamie’s after getting beaten up by his brother – the two share a bed, and a complicated, heartwarming relationship ensues in this funny and touching comedy.

The screenplay was written by Jonathan Harvey, which he adapted from his own play of the same name.

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Directed by

Hettie Macdonald


Scott Neal

Linda Henry

Glen Berry




Gay people


LGBT Britain






United Kingdom

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