Just Charlie


Just Charlie

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Young soccer 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 sees only 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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All Critics (7)

  • By taking the entire family's emotional journey into account, Rebekah Fortune has crafted a film that feels keenly realised and very much of the moment.

    Oct 8, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Gilby is simply terrific as Charlie, offering a beautifully understated performance that never plays to stereotypes.

    Apr 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Just Charlie tackles the delicate subject of gender dysphoria with great sensitivity and grace.

    Apr 25, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • While not perfect...a refreshing, original approach to material that could easily devolve into preachy, after-school special territory... a charming character piece that empathetically grapples with internal and external struggles we all have.

    Mar 26, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • With the way it approaches the emotional struggle for transgender youth and their families, Just Charlie hits really close to home.

    Feb 5, 2018 | Full Review…
  • One of most moving and insightful films about the trans experience ever made.

    Feb 5, 2018 | Full Review…

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