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If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)

Trio of stories about lesbian couples in three different decades.

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Abby Hedley (segment "1961")
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Alice Hedley (segment "1961")
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Marge Carpenter (segment "1961")
Marley McClean ...
Maggie Hedley (segment "1961")
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Sam (segment "1961")
Susan Mosher ...
Nurse June (segment "1961")
Lisa Welti ...
Nurse Trish (segment "1961")
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Nurse Betty (segment "1961")
C.J. Bates ...
Nurse Murphy (segment "1961") (as C J Bates)
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Linda (segment "1972")
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Amy (segment "1972")
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Karen (segment "1972")
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Jeanne (segment "1972")
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Semi-follow up of the first "If These Walls Could Talk" with three segments set in the same house, but with different occupants which spans nearly 40 years. While the first film delt with women and the topic of abortion, this deals with women and the topic of lesbianism. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for sexuality, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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5 March 2000 (USA)  »

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Amor no Feminino  »

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1.33 : 1
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Natasha Lyonne and Michelle Williams also worked together in the movie 'But I'm a Cheerleader.'. See more »

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Spoofs Boys Don't Cry (1999) See more »

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Three Very Different Stories
7 March 2000 | by (Gloucester, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that I approached the viewing of this movie with some apprehension. But as it turned out, I enjoyed it very much.

The film consists of three separate stories dealing with lesbianism set at different times and featuring characters from three distinct age groups.

The first, set in 1961, and the best of the three, features an outstanding performance by the marvellous Vanessa Redgrave as a retired school teacher who suddenly loses her lifelong companion. She suddenly finds that all of the things she has taken for granted are suddenly gone, including the roof over her head. The vignette shows how lesbianism was never talked about in public in the 60s as evidenced in the hospital scenes where Redgrave attempts to find out what has happened to her "friend". Paul Giamatti plays the deceased's nephew who has to tell Redgrave that she no longer can remain in her home of 30 years. Elizabeth Perkins effectively plays his scavenging wife.

The second story, set in 1972, deals with the relationship between a college co-ed (Michelle Williams) and a girl who likes dress in macho male attire (Chloe Sevigny). I found myself actually hoping that they would live happily ever after.

The last story concerns the often humorous efforts of two mature companions (Ellen DeGeneres, Sharon Stone)to "have a baby".

Although not for everyone, I found that this movie was tastefully done and very well acted.


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