Blue Story tells the 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 depicts elements of Rapman’s own personal experiences and aspects of his childhood.
Originally scheduled for theatrical release on March 20, 2020, the film was put on the shelf due to Wuhan coronavirus and all movie theaters in the world being closed. The film ultimately bypassed movie theaters and debuted on Video On Demand on May 5, 2020.