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Just Charlie (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama | 25 May 2018 (Taiwan)
Football star Charlie is a girl trapped in the body of a boy. Rejected by her Father and teammates will she ever play football again?

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Rebekah Fortune

Writer:

Peter Machen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harry Gilby ... Charlie Lyndsay
Scot Williams ... Paul Lyndsay
Mark Carter Mark Carter ... Wayne McCulloch
Travis Blake Hall Travis Blake Hall ... Tommy Robson (as Travis Blake-Hall)
Jeff Alexander Jeff Alexander ... Tony Robson
Karen Bryson ... Claire Robson
Peter Machen ... Mick Doyle
Elinor Machen-Fortune ... Eve Lyndsay
Patricia Potter Patricia Potter ... Susan Lyndsay
Jess Collett ... Imogen Marshall
Megan Rose O'Boyle Megan Rose O'Boyle ... Shop Assistant
Susan Fortune Susan Fortune ... Denise Marshall
Caroline Nash Caroline Nash ... Jackie
Maria O'Brien Maria O'Brien ... Karen Marshall
Katie Gilby Katie Gilby ... Annabelle Marshall
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Football star Charlie has the world at his feet. With a top club desperate to sign him, his future is seemingly mapped out. But the teenager only sees a nightmare. Trapped in the body of a boy, Charlie is torn between wanting to live up to her father's expectations and shedding this ill fitting skin. Charlie's next move will tear the family apart and threaten everything they hold dear.

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Charlie Has A Secret... ...And It's About To Change His World See more »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 2018 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Az igazi Charlie See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Very well told
1 July 2018 | by Red_IdentitySee all my reviews

I didn't know what to expect from this but I found it to be a very sensitive, well-told story. The film is keen on small little details and it's very concerned with exploring the perceptions and reactions of the people around you throughout an experience like this. There is one very manipulative, cheap shot at the end (you'll see it when you get to it) that served no purpose and put a bitter taste in my mouth, but aside from that careless and shockingly contrived scene the rest of the film is very good.


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