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Set in inner-city Portsmouth, sparks fly between two seemingly poised people, but neither are what they seem

Well-dressed Kyle (Aki Omoshaybi) and self-assured Jamie (Pippa Bennett-Warner) meet in a newsagents that sits between a courthouse and a business centre, they feel a strong connection and a relationship begins to blossom. 

Yet despite their outward appearances, both are struggling to move on from hardship they’d rather keep hidden. As their feelings for one another grow, their pasts resurface, threatening to break them apart before their relationship has even properly begun.

This feature directorial debut from Aki Omoshaybi is full of warmth, authenticity and touching performances.

UK 2020 Dir Aki Omoshaybi 80 min

This rental is only available within the UK

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