6.5/10
302
4 user 11 critic

Looking for Cheyenne (2005)

Oublier Cheyenne (original title)
Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

2 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Viola di mare (2009)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di mare, presents a ... See full summary »

Director: Donatella Maiorca
Stars: Valeria Solarino, Isabella Ragonese, Ennio Fantastichini
Saving Face (2004)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.

Director: Alice Wu
Stars: Joan Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Lynn Chen
Kiss Me (2011)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A young woman engaged to be married finds herself in an affair with her soon-to-be stepmother's lesbian daughter.

Director: Alexandra-Therese Keining
Stars: Ruth Vega Fernandez, Liv Mjönes, Krister Henriksson
An Unexpected Love (TV Movie 2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An unhappily married housewife and mother of two children (Leslie Hope) seperates from her husband and gets a new job where she developes a mutual attraction to her female boss (Wendy Crewson).

Director: Lee Rose
Stars: Leslie Hope, Wendy Crewson, D.W. Moffett
Circumstance (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.

Director: Maryam Keshavarz
Stars: Sarah Kazemy, Nikohl Boosheri, Reza Sixo Safai
Affinity I (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A grieving upper class woman becomes a "Lady Visitor" at Millbank prison, hoping to escape her troubles and be a guiding figure in the lives of the female prisoners. Of all her friendships ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell
Stars: Zoë Tapper, Anna Madeley, Domini Blythe
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.

Director: Shamim Sarif
Stars: Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Parvin Dabas
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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.

Director: Patricia Rozema
Stars: Pascale Bussières, Rachael Crawford, Henry Czerny
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young woman engaged to be married finds her life changed forever when she meets her best friend's girlfriend.

Director: Shamim Sarif
Stars: Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Antonia Frering
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

About a married woman who falls in love with a single mom.

Director: Nitara Lee Osbourne
Stars: Kathleen Benner, Rachel Owens, Jose Rosete
Elena Undone (2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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.

Director: Nicole Conn
Stars: Necar Zadegan, Traci Dinwiddie, Gary Weeks
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together. Meanwhile, Maggie's well-meaning but naive mother Lila gets divorced ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler
Stars: Wendy Crewson, Karyn Dwyer, Christina Cox
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mila Dekker ...
Cheyenne
Aurélia Petit ...
Sonia
...
Pierre
Luc Leclerc du Sablon ...
Le voisin (as Luc Leclerc Du Sablon)
Christine Dory ...
La voisine
Guilaine Londez ...
Béatrice
Pierre Hiessler ...
Le prof
Laurence Côte ...
Edith
Éléonore Michelin ...
Sandy
Aurélie Léon ...
Cindy
Michèle Humbert ...
La SDF
Max Athanase ...
Le paysan
...
Vladimir
Edit

Storyline

Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her true love, behind. The latter, a teacher who loves her job, refuses to give up everything -including her comfort- to follow her. Sonia makes all the efforts in the world to forget Cheyenne, whether in the arms of Pierre, a charming anarchist, or in those of Béatrice, a gay woman who soon proves perverse and dangerous, only to realize that her heart belongs to Cheyenne and nobody else. If Cheyenne does not come back, Sonia feels life is not worth living any longer... Written by Guy Bellinger

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 March 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Looking for Cheyenne  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$165, 9 December 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$788, 20 January 2008
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Visa d'exploitation en France: #108 849. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I Kissed A Girl
7 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

Although LOOKING FOR CHEYENNE is most definitely a Lesbian film, it is not the clichéd, 'Coming Out Saga' which seems to permeate the genre. The characters in this film all have well established sexual identities, and their problems do not occur because of conflicting homosexual or heterosexual impulses, but are caused by situations which are more social or political in nature. Cheyenne and Sonia are lovers, and their relationship has spun out of control after Cheyenne loses her job as a journalist, and her benefits disappear. She cannot find employment, and decides to live outside of the system that has chosen to reject her. Sonia, on the other hand, is gainfully employed as a teacher, and although not entirely satisfied with her position, at least feels that she is providing a modicum of positive impact on society. This seems to be the core dilemma of the film, and other characters offer different shadings to the conflicting ideas of acceptance of the status quo, or complete disregard for the established order. The film doesn't really offer a solution, but shows the two main characters as they grapple with their personal issues against the backdrop of competing political ideologies. LOOKING FOR CHEYENNE is well shot, and, at times, engages a unique way of telling the tale in that the characters sometimes address the audience directly, and at other times, speak to other members of the cast in dreams or through hallucinatory sequences. Valérie Minetto, the director, has created a successful film which demonstrates the vicissitudes of Romance within the context of opposing views of authority and power.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Academy Awards Anarchy With Jordan Horowitz

La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz recounts the moment his movie was mistakenly awarded an Oscar. Plus, "The IMDb Show" finds out who your celebrity doppelgangers are.

Watch now