BFI Flare ’21 — ‘Jump, Darling’ Avoids Cliches in an Enjoyable Exploration of a Relationship Between a Grandmother and Her Drag Performer Grandson

The 2021 BFI Flare festival opened with Jump, Darling, the feature debut of writer/director Philip J. Connell. On the surface it’s an overdone tale of a young man escaping the big city to live with his ailing grandmother, instead it rejects the…