This past weekend at the box office was particularly gay. Not to mention, the Marvel big bad Thanos took over over Earth in hopes of obtaining a collection of fine jewelry. In celebration of all this queerness, Vulture has assembled a list of 40 essential lesbian love stories from around the world: movies that will make you laugh, make you cry, and then make you cry so violently you want to throw up. But all of them will hit you right square in the heart. A lesbian love story made in the s!
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Ah the lesbian movie, while the films are divided by being indies and bigger indies, it still calls to ladies loving ladies across the globe. This film is unapologetically queer in the best waves while telling a campy yet moving story of Megan Natasha Lyonne , a cheerleader sent to rehab for gay and lesbian teens, who meets and falls in love with the dark Graham Clea Duvall. If Lyonne and Duvall did not have the chemistry that they did, then the film would probably not be as well regarded. The film tells the love story of a Carol Cate Blanchett , a woman going through a difficult divorce, and aspiring photographer Therese Rooney Mara. Carol is full of interpersonal drama and character moments along with a look at how hard things were for lesbians in the 50s. Yet there is something hopeful about the film as well, especially as Carol refuses to live life on the terms of others anymore.
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NC min Drama, Romance. R min Drama, Romance. An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in s New York. A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.
Jude Dry. What, in fact, is a lesbian? Must the film focus primarily on a gay storyline, or can it feature strong lesbian characters doing something entirely different than just being lesbians? Is subtext enough?