We present to you an amazing recommendation, ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie‘. It is based on a true story of how Jamie chose the road less travelled. As Jamie dreamed of becoming a stage artist and discovering the uncharted territory of talent and showmanship.
Have you ever dreamed of something big? Something that no one believed in but you? Some of us leave our dreams behind us and get on to the conventional road but is it ever too late to chase what could be ours? To explore the possibility of living the life of our choice. I know you want to explore to expand your world and be your truest self.
So what’s so special in the story?
A powerful line that’s going to stick with me, I guess, for my entire life and all of you too, is ‘stop waiting for permission to be you‘. Instead, be ready to experience a Jetpack Joyride of motivation, inspiration and loads of emotions clipped with desire.
Who is Jamie?
As the title speaks for itself, ‘everybody’s talking about Jamie’ proved to be Jamie’s blessing and, at the same time, the commencement of his expedition to be his most darn ordeal. With every mouth, he has to bear the burden of being bullied. Everyone around him wants to weigh him down and wither the wings of the dreams he dared to see.
His dream for others was merely an illusion. He did not conform to the societal standards of how a boy should be. He aspired to be a performer, a Drag Queen. But his loved ones did not believe in him, and so his journey suffered a setback as he lost hope in himself. How many times does it happen to all of us? A lot, huh!
With every instance in the movie, you are gonna find yourself relating to Jamie. He struggles on his way to becoming a drag queen; it’s all he has dreamed of.
He is teased and called names and feels sad, angry, disheartened and ugly. This movie depicts the struggle of the LGBTQIA+ community for wanting to be accepted for who they are.
His Unconditionally Loving Mother
He was supported unconditionally by his mother and his few closest friends, who became his backbone in times of distress. His mother, in particular, remained his biggest motivator as she inspired him to be himself. Family support does indeed make a difference. When there is acceptance at home, fighting the world is a lot easier.
He did not know that a drag queen need not be fearful but should be feared by others as the role carries with it a lot of power, the power of being unapologetically confident in their own skin.
‘Do what you want to do and be who you want to be’ as the trailer ends with these two lines. The movie is gonna be a blockbuster, an amalgamation of musical drama and an intense story with a meaning.
A Real-Life story
This movie is based on real-life events and serves as a biography of Jamie Campbell at 16 when he first expressed his hunger for the stage. He came out of his closet for the first time at the age of 14 and, since then, has grown endlessly into a great personality. The movie unravels the quest of an artist to express his talent. This biography is directed by Jonathan Butterell and inspired by the 2011 television documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16.
In his own words, as Jamie says, ‘I was banned from prom for dressing in drag – now my movie is a West End musical’. His life journey is an inspiration for us to follow our hearts and live our lives to the fullest.
In the lead, Max Harwood presented an excellent demonstration of his dramatics. Musical numbers capture the feeling of the viewer to the core. With two acts in total and 21 songs. It surely is gonna be pleasing to ear and tempo for footsteps for 1hr 55 min.
Mark the calendar!
With critics loving the premiere of the movie launched at Outfest in Los Angeles, you should mark your 17th September as planned. The movie is going to stream globally on amazon on September 17, 2021. I invite you to see this wonderful movie about a boy who fulfils his dream and As Selena Gomez says, “the heart wants what it wants”.
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