GB 2019–. Directors: Ben Taylor, Ken Herren
Cast: Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Gillian Anderson
Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield) has taken over the sex education of his fellow students. The son of sex therapist Dr. Jean Milburn (Gillian Anderson) is struggling with puberty and some complexes of his own, but tries to find qualified answers to his classmates’ questions and problems.
Teenagers and sexual problems – that immediately makes you think of sex comedies à la AMERICAN PIE. But SEX EDUCATION takes a different approach. Of course, there are still one or two scenes to be embarrassed about. However, the problems of the characters, such as finding their sexual identity, are taken seriously and discussed in a respectful and far-sighted way.
In addition, the series comes with is a terrific soundtrack by Ezra Furman, among others, who processes her own transsexuality in her songs.
Available on Netflix and other platforms.