Must See Lesbian Films

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1.
Elena Undone (2010)
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Fate brings two diversely different women together, and sets them on a collision course that will shatter their preconceived notions about love, life and the power of one's soul. (111 mins.)
Director: Nicole Conn
 
2.
The Touch (2007 Short Film)
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Set in 1906, Renee Vivien, a celebrated lesbian poet, struggles to remember the last moments with her lover. A letter arrives taking her back to that time. (7 mins.)
Director: Jane Clark
 
3.
Imagine Me & You (2005)
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A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends. (90 mins.)
Director: Ol Parker
 
4.
The L Word (2004 TV Series)
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Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of lesbians living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them. (50 mins.)
Director: Tricia Brock
 
5.
Water Lilies (2007)
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Summer in a new suburb outside Paris. Nothing to do but look at the ceiling. Marie, Anne and Floriane are 15. Their paths cross in the corridors at the local swimming pool, where love and desire make a sudden, dramatic appearance. (85 mins.)
Director: Céline Sciamma
 
6.
The Hours (2002)
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The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives. (114 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
 
7.
Lost and Delirious (2001)
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A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers. (103 mins.)
Director: Léa Pool
 
8.
Gia (1998 TV Movie)
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The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death. (120 mins.)
 
9.
Lip Service (2010 TV Series)
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Lives, loves & lusts of Lipstick Lesbians in Scotland. (60 mins.)
 
10.
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
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An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance. (94 mins.)
Director: Maria Maggenti
 
11.
Room in Rome (2010)
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A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls. (109 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
12.
Bloomington (2010)
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"Bloomington" is a coming-of-age drama about a former child actress attending college in search of independence and who ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor. (83 mins.)
 
13.
The World Unseen (2007)
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A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era. (93 mins.)
Director: Shamim Sarif
 
14.
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
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A 2008 romance film adapted from a same name novel about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent... (82 mins.)
Director: Shamim Sarif
 
15.
Fingersmith (2005 Mini-Series)
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Susan "Sue" Trinder is a fingersmith (British slang for thief) who lives in the slums of London with... (181 mins.)
Director: Aisling Walsh
 
16.
Saving Face (2004)
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A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations. (91 mins.)
Director: Alice Wu
 
17.
Kiss Me (2011)
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A young woman engaged to be married finds herself in an affair with her soon-to-be stepmother's lesbian daughter. (105 mins.)
 
18.
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
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After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. (147 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
19.
Tipping the Velvet (2002 Mini-Series)
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Set in the 1890's, tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley. (177 mins.)
 
20.
When Night Is Falling (1995)
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An uptight and conservative woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman who works at a local carnival that comes to town. (94 mins.)
Director: Patricia Rozema
 
21.
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000 TV Movie)
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Trio of stories about lesbian couples in three different decades. (96 mins.)
 
22.
Sister My Sister (1994)
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Two sisters separated in childhood reunite years later as servants at a household in France. Their happiness to be reunited spirals into an incestuous relationship. (89 mins.)
Director: Nancy Meckler
 
23.
The Secrets (2007)
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In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing... (127 mins.)
Director: Avi Nesher
 
24.
Three Veils (2011)
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(117 mins.)
Director: Rolla Selbak
 
25.
Loving Annabelle (2006)
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Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled... (76 mins.)
 
26.
Fire (1996)
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Ashok runs a family business that sells takeout food that also has a video rental store at the side... (108 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
27.
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010 TV Movie)
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In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully... (92 mins.)
Director: James Kent
 
28.
High Art (1998)
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A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other. (101 mins.)
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
 
29.
Pariah (2011)
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A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression. (86 mins.)
Director: Dee Rees
 
30.
South of Nowhere (2005 TV Series)
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A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.
Director: Paul Hoen
 
31.
Frida (2002)
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A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work. (123 mins.)
Director: Julie Taymor
 
32.
Losing Chase (1996 TV Movie)
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Chase (Mirren), a lifetime resident of Martha's Vineyard, married Richard (Bridges), and like the area... (98 mins.)
Director: Kevin Bacon
 
33.
A Marine Story (2010)
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Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy's ass in a bar fight, but there's one opponent she can't beat: military policy... (98 mins.)
Director: Ned Farr
 
34.
Affäre zu dritt (2003 TV Movie)
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The movie is about a married couple, both are police officers and they're not very happy with their marriage...
Director: Josh Broecker