The reason Prime Video's"My Policeman," a queer period movie is in fact a 2022 tale

By Pratik

 Oct 22,2022

This year marks "the lens we're looking at to see this movie through" declares Michael Grandage Director of My Policeman. 

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"That's the time we're not able to take action on it. It's happening now. It's us. It's happening. It's real. It's here."

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My Policeman tells the story of an uneasy love triangle between the policeman 

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Tom (Harry Styles ) and Linus Roache) and the wife of Tom, Marion (Emma Corrin, Gina McKee), and Patrick (David Dawson and Rupert Everett), a museum curator who has an illicit relationship with Tom. 

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A large portion of the gay love story unfolds in the year 1957, a time when homosexual relationships were still illegal within the UK.

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Given the progress that has been made in the fight for LGBTQ rights since the 1950s, What is my Policeman still a tale worth telling?

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"This film has become more crucial today than ever before to reach out to young viewers," Grandage says.

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In the UK hate crimes against LGBT+ increase year-on-year and 64percent the majority of the country's population who are gay or lesbian have experienced violence or abuse from a person who is anti-LGBT.

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As of now, in the US the United States, more anti-queer legislation is being considered than ever.  

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