A long hot summer on a south London council estate. Three teenagers try to escape from their reality. Jamie is rejected by hos schoolmates. Ste(ve) seeks refuge at Jamie’s from a violent family. Leah locks herself up in the musical universe of Mama Cass. Jamie’s mother Sandra is willing to help Ste and let him share Jamie’s room. Jamie and Ste slowly discover that they are attracted to each other. They will have to come to terms with their sexuality and of others finding out. From Jonathon Harvey’s successful play.
I've always denied this movie for thinking it'd be silly and melodramatic, but it was, actually, quite a surprise. As said below, it's a very beautiful/sensitive portrait of growing old and coming out with well-dosed tones of drama and humor. The use of music is particulary pleasant as well.