Beautiful Thing (1996)
Jamie, a shy teenager, is frequently bullied at school. Ste, a neighbor of his, goes through a difficult time at home where his father and brother beat him. They come together over these issues and discover that their feelings for one another go beyond friendship.
An English housing project serves as the backdrop for the drama BEAUTIFUL THING, which presents an adolescent gay couple as complex individuals within a larger setting. You have to to pay attention to the British accent, which is good because there are lots of subtle details that make this a very rich drama.