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Blue Story | A friendship torn by war

Published:Wednesday | February 19, 2020 | 12:18 AM
Timmy (Stephen Odubola) and Marco’s (Michael Ward) friendship is tested by street war in ‘Blue Story’.
Timmy (Stephen Odubola) and Marco’s (Michael Ward) friendship is tested by street war in ‘Blue Story’.

Blue Story is a tragic tale of a friendship between Timmy and Marco, two young boys from opposing postcodes. Timmy, a shy, smart, naive, and timid young boy from Deptford, goes to school in Peckham where he strikes up a friendship with Marco, a charismatic, streetwise kid from the local area. Although from warring postcodes, the two quickly form a firm friendship until it is tested and they wind up on rival sides of a street war.

Blue Story is a British drama written, directed, and narrated by Rapman (Andrew Onwubolu) through the medium of rap. The film is Rapman’s feature directorial debut and is based on his 2014 YouTube series of the same name. It stars Stephen Odubola and Michael Ward.