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Freak Show

Freak Show
Freak Show

Year

2017

Duration

91 minutes

Genres

Comedy, Coming of Age, Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

Having been very close to his mother his entire childhood, Billy Bloom is an extroverted teenager who now lives with his father who he shares an emotionally distant and difficult relationship with. Waltzing in to his new conservative high school in America’s Deep South showcasing his trademark flair for fashion, he refuses to let the stares and comments from the other students get him down. But when their harsh words turn in to physical violence, Billy decides to run for Homecoming Queen as a defiant message to his prejudiced peers. Adapted from a young adult novel, ‘Freak Show’ celebrates diversity and having the confidence in being true to who you are.

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12A Classification

Moderate violence, discrimination theme, sex references, strong language.

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