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Certification12 Our Rating unrated

16 year old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons.

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Portman is excellent, balancing wisdom and petulance, loyalty and imposition, as Ann, a 14-year-old dragged away from Bay City, Wisconsin, in the Mercedes of her eccentric mother, speech therapist Adele (Sarandon), who's hellbent on making it to Beverly Hills. That they only get to the foothills can't be counted a real setback, nor can the compromise apartment, nor the effects of Adele's misjudged romantic liaison, nor the pressure of Ann's increasingly pertinent contribution to family argument. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

In the immediate aftermath of her break up from Maxine, Persian, Bisexual Shirin refuses to accept their relationship is irrecoverable and sets about trying to win her back, with varying degrees of failure, whilst navigating the sociopolitical landscape that her life inhabits. Superbly written and directed by Desiree Akhavan - who also plays Shirin, well, superbly. So, all round superb, in my best Brooklyn accent. (Brett Atkinson)

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Jess is a Sikh teenager with a passion for football, something that her traditionalist parents, who want her to grow up as a nice Asian girl with an arranged marriage and cooking Aloo Gobi, are horrified by. After making friends with white girl Jules she is introduced to the local womens' team, for whom she must play without her parents' knowiledge, and where she develops a forbidden love interest with the coach. Poor girl, her parents find out everything she does, and imagine worse. A witty find out more...


Certification18 Our Rating

At 15, Adele doesn't question it: girls go out with boys. Her life is changed forever when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.

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Certification15 Our Rating

Plucked from obscurity (well, Tilbury Town Railway Station mid argument with her boyfriend to be more accurate), Katie Jarvis plays Mia, a bored teen who lives on a council estate with her drunken mother and younger sister. This is the second feature film from British critics' darling list of directors, Andrea Arnold, this time exploring teen angst and depravity to great cinematic effect, popular and critical acclaim. This DVD release also includes Arnold's Oscar winning short film 'WASP', ofte find out more...
FOXES (1979)

Certification15 Our Rating

Four young girls on the cusp of womanhood, begin to make the uncomfortable and confrontational transition from childhood to adulthood on the harsher side of the Los Angeles tracks. A great cast deal with genuine adolescent issues, and while it now looks slightly dated it's still an enjoyable and absorbing movie. find out more...
FOXFIRE (2013)

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It's the late 1950s in up-state New York. A group of teenage girls, abused by men, mocked by teachers and subjugated by society, decide to seize destiny in their own hands and form a gang. From small acts of rebellion and revenge the gang slowly moves on to more complex crimes, culminating in a shocking deed that will tear the lives of its membe find out more...


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Sally Potter's latest film is an evocative and beautifully shot portrait of post-war Britain, as seen through the eyes of Elle Fanning's impressionable young teenager. She plays Ginger, who finds herself increasingly estranged from her mother and drawn further into the world of her pacifist and anti-nuclear activist father. However, her friendsh find out more...

GIRLHOOD (2014)

Certification15 Our Rating