Two of Us is one of the gay movies produced to confront government attempts to ban gay sexual education in British schools. It was released in 1987. Phil is a fun loving student in his final year in secondary school. He has a girlfriend Sharon. Sharon's best friend Vera is attracted to Phil's best friend Matthew. Matthew is however gay. He dropped out of school the previous year to escape teasing and humiliation. He also gets in trouble at home when his collection of gay movies is discovered. Phil is torn between his love for Sharon and feeling towards Matthew. He tries to have them both but it eventually leads to problems. Phil and Matthew eventually decide run away to the coastal resort of Seaford to escape the complications of home life.