The Lake District has a far more interesting and complex history than just sheep farming and Wordsworth. And this BAFTA nominated film is telling one story: that of the 300 children rescued from Auschwitz and Belsen, who were brought to Windermere.
Netflix won’t shy away from the opportunity to cash in on a true crime tale, but this one from last year stood out among the rest, leaving Twitter storms of horrified viewers and sparking news articles discussing the film’s impact.
Despite all the references to ‘jizz’, boners, and rampant teenage libidos, this show ultimately stands out as a warm, heartfelt celebration of teenage uncertainty and secondary school years. And it’s hilarious, too.