Like It Is


1h 30m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Set in the queer shenanigans of the British pop scene with its closeted all-boy teen bands, a love story which centers around Craig, a young bare knuckle boxer caught up in Blackpool's brutal underworld of illegal fighting. When he meets Matt, a flirtatious club-kid-turned-pop-producer, Craig finall

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Film4 Productions
Distribution Company
First Run Features; Abc Distribution; Cinemien; First Run Features; First Run Features Home Video; Salzgeber & Co. Medien Gmbh

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Set in the queer shenanigans of the British pop scene with its closeted all-boy teen bands, a love story which centers around Craig, a young bare knuckle boxer caught up in Blackpool's brutal underworld of illegal fighting. When he meets Matt, a flirtatious club-kid-turned-pop-producer, Craig finally confronts his repressed sexuality in a brief and clumsy encounter.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Film4 Productions
Distribution Company
First Run Features; Abc Distribution; Cinemien; First Run Features; First Run Features Home Video; Salzgeber & Co. Medien Gmbh

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States January 22, 1999

Released in United States July 1998

Released in United States June 1998

Released in United States October 1998

Released in United States on Video August 17, 1999

Released in United States Summer September 4, 1998

Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 4-14, 1998.

Shown at Out on Film: Annual Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia October 8-11, 1998.

Shown at Outfest '98: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 9-20, 1998.

Shown at Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 1998.

Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 19-28, 1998.

Debut acting performance for Steve Bell--the United Kingdom's Featherweight Boxing Champion.

Released in United States January 22, 1999 (Nuart; Los Angeles)

Released in United States June 1998 (Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 4-14, 1998.)

Released in United States June 1998 (Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 19-28, 1998.)

Released in United States July 1998 (Shown at Outfest '98: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 9-20, 1998.)

Released in United States July 1998 (Shown at Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 1998.)

Released in United States on Video August 17, 1999

Released in United States Summer September 4, 1998

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Out on Film: Annual Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia October 8-11, 1998.)