BEAUTIFUL THING-lite, set in the bland British suburbs. Charming waif-boy Steven Carter (Ben Silverstone) is just your average teenager, prone to all manner of insecurities and the usual harassment by fellow students and
parents. One thing he's sure of, though: He's gay and has a massive crush on ostensibly unattainable school stud John Dixon (Brad Gorton). Still, Steve's got more going on than his stereotypically chubby next door neighbor and confidante Linda (Charlotte Brittain); only sixteen, he's got the sex
in public restrooms thing down, including the disenchantment that goes with the territory. He has a brief encounter with writer Glen (David Elliot), only t...