See all year-end lists. First, just the sheer number of films that were available to us. Second, the production value of these films. Lesbian and bisexual movies have always been notoriously underfunded and it shows in areas as small as sound design and as big as acting.
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So many films about lesbian and queer women are created by male directors, for the male gaze. They more often than not cast slim, white, femme, conventionally attractive and heterosexual women to play their main characters. It's boring and frustrating. This South Korean erotic psychological thriller is in three parts, each more unexpected than the next. Excellent plot, so refreshing and unexpected. Loved it! Female-directed Saving Face centres around an American-Chinese surgeon and her girlfriend.
In this article we will cover Come on, you must have seen this one. Set in Reno, Nevada, it follows the blossoming love between a reserved English professor and a young, impulsive sculptor. Vivian Bell divorces her husband and heads West, where she meets Cay Rivvers, whose energy and boldness starts to draw her out of her shell.
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.