In from the Side

A poignant lo-fi drama about a gay London rugby team.

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In from the Side

Minute for minute, you won’t find a more handsome-packed film this year than British rugby drama In from the Side, a surprisingly moving sports-team story slathered in sweat, streaked with mud, and dripping with sexuality. As a “B Squad” of gay athletes tries to overcome inexperience and push past rivalries to score an elusive win, a secret affair simmers among them. Romantic Mark (puppy-eyed Alexander Lincoln) finds himself unable to avoid the blazing appeal of teammate Warren (Alexander King), who sets off every red (or in rugby, yellow) flag: the cocky attitude, the emotional unavailability, the long-term boyfriend.

Not Rated
Genre
Drama, Sport, LGBTQ+
Runtime
134
Language
English
Director
Matt Carter
Writer(s)
Matt Carter, Adam Silver
Cast
Alexander Lincoln, Alexander King
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Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall

Skilfully directed by one-man movie studio Matt Carter, this gay-themed British rugby movie is packed with big drama, sparky comedy and powerfully emotional romance. The film may be a bit overlong and melodramatic, but it looks gorgeous and features a terrific cast of actors who bring the complex ...

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