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Cynara: Poetry in Motion (1996)

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1883, Baycliff, an isolated English village on the Irish Sea. Two women's friendship becomes passion. Cynara, a sculptor, alone, befriends Byron, a visitor who's left Paris in unhappiness. ... See full summary »

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Johanna Nemeth ...
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Melissa Hellman ...
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1883, Baycliff, an isolated English village on the Irish Sea. Two women's friendship becomes passion. Cynara, a sculptor, alone, befriends Byron, a visitor who's left Paris in unhappiness. They ride horses, talk, play chess, and exchanging tenderness. Byron inspires Cynara as she sculpts, Cynara becomes Byron's muse as she writes. Then each imagines expressing physical passion to the other, Cynara's visions in black and white, Byron's in color. Their touches remain brief. Does respectability hold them back? What might pull down any last barriers to their expressions of love? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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In the early part of the movie, when Cynara is describing Byron, Byron is standing by the fire place smoking a filter cigarette. As the first cigarette filter was not produced until 1927, it would not be possible for Byron to be smoking a filter cigarette in 1883, the time setting of this movie. See more »

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During the closing credits, some of the crew members are shown talking about the film as their names and job titles appear on screen, and others are shown in still photographs. See more »

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Most Romantic Lesbian Film ever!
17 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you are into romance that leaves you breathless, this is the movie for you. The two lead actresses Johanna Nemeth and Melissa Hellman are a delight to behold. The two of them have a chemistry on stage that is undeniable. The scenes leave you on the edge of your seats waiting for the next moment.

Two woman come together in a time when being a lesbian was not talked about. The time is 1883, the women meet at a isolated inn on the ocean. They begin a friendship that includes lovely scenes of horseback riding on the beach, and quiet times together playing chess. There are scenes where each of them has a fantasy about the other that are so erotic that it leaves you undeniably aroused.

I have had to buy 3 tapes of this movie because I will never tire of watching the love scenes that truly portray what love between two woman can be.... sensual, soft, erotic, sexy and over the top.

Is this movie worth buying... yes a thousand times yes... it is the most erotic love story of two woman I have ever seen... except in real life (wink) ;-) Buy it you wont be disappointed... I can not wait for Nicole Conn's next venture... and if she needs any help we are so there....


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