Top Lesbian movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent The Kids Are All Right on DVD The Kids Are All Right
Synopsis
Joni and Laser, the children of same-sex parents Nic and Jules, become curious about their sperm-donor dad and set out to make him part of their family unit. But his arrival complicates the household dynamics.
Cast
Cast
Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska, Josh Hutcherson, Yaya DaCosta, Kunal Sharma, Eddie Hassell, Zosia Mamet, Joaquin Garrido, Rebecca Lawrence Levy
Director
Director
Lisa Cholodenko
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Indie Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Monster on DVD Monster
Synopsis
Charlize Theron took home the Best Actress Oscar for her electrifying performance as Aileen Wuornos, an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic client and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Cast
Cast
Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Lee Tergesen, Annie Corley, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Marco St. John, Marc Macaulay, Scott Wilson, Bubba Baker
Director
Director
Patty Jenkins
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Crime Thrillers, Crime Dramas, Erotic Thrillers, LGBT Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Real Life, Indie Dramas, Lesbian, Period Pieces
Rent The Hours on DVD The Hours
Synopsis
This gripping drama follows the parallel lives of three 20th-century women: incomparable writer Virginia Woolf, an unsatisfied 1950s housewife and a modern-day book editor who's losing her former lover to AIDS.
Cast
Cast
Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Dillane, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly
Director
Director
Stephen Daldry
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Tearjerkers, Period Pieces, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Lesbian, LGBT Dramas
Rent Gia on DVD Gia
Synopsis
A young Angelina Jolie stars as supermodel Gia Carangi, a cover girl who lived fast and died at age 26 from AIDS. The film follows Gia from the glamorous world of high-fashion photography to her downward spiral into drugs and toxic relationships.
Cast
Cast
Angelina Jolie, Elizabeth Mitchell, Faye Dunaway, Mercedes Ruehl, Mila Kunis, Kylie Travis
Director
Director
Michael Cristofer
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Lesbian, Bisexual, Made-for-TV Movies, LGBT, HBO, Period Pieces, 20th Century Period Pieces
Rent Boys Don't Cry on DVD Boys Don't Cry
Synopsis
Based on actual events, director Kimberly Peirce's powerful, often harrowing drama stars Hilary Swank as Brandon Teena, a transgender person searching for love and acceptance in a small Midwestern town.
Cast
Cast
Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III, Alicia Goranson, Alison Folland, Jeannetta Arnette, Rob Campbell, Matt McGrath, Cheyenne Rushing
Director
Director
Kimberly Peirce
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Social Issue Dramas, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Imagine Me & You on DVD Imagine Me & You
Synopsis
In this unconventional romantic comedy that gives new meaning to the term "cold feet," bride-to-be Rachel (Piper Perabo) is love-struck -- not with her groom, but rather with another woman who's a guest at their wedding. As she's marching down the aisle with her longtime sweetheart, Heck (Matthew Goode), Rachel is immediately bewitched by a beautiful guest (Lena Headey). But following her heart's true desire is hardly an easy proposition.
Cast
Cast
Matthew Goode, Piper Perabo, Lena Headey, Rick Warden, Anthony Head, Sue Johnston, Celia Imrie, Darren Boyd
Director
Director
Ol Parker
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Lesbian, Romantic LGBT, Romantic Comedies, LGBT Comedies
Rent Gray Matters on DVD Gray Matters
Synopsis
Sam and Gray are brother and sister who share a home and a love of many things -- ballroom dancing, 1940s movie musicals and, to their surprise, feelings for an attractive woman. But Gray, who has been heterosexual, is confused by her new feelings.
Cast
Cast
Heather Graham, Bridget Moynahan, Tom Cavanagh, Molly Shannon, Rachel Shelley, Bill Mondy, Don Ackerman, Warren Christie, Alan Cumming, Sissy Spacek
Director
Director
Sue Kramer
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Romantic Comedies, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Lesbian
Rent Kissing Jessica Stein on DVD Kissing Jessica Stein
Synopsis
Jessica (Jennifer Westfeldt) is a single, straight, successful New York journalist who, like most of her female friends, has had a history of dating (male) creeps. But when she answers an intriguing personal ad from Helen (Heather Juergensen), Jessica finds herself intensely drawn to her. As Jessica explores this new side of her sexuality, the two begin a friendship that ultimately leads to romance.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Westfeldt, Heather Juergensen, Tovah Feldshuh, Esther Wurmfeld, Hillel Friedman, Ben Feldman, Robert Ari, David Aaron Baker, Jennifer Carta, Ben Weber
Director
Director
Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Romantic Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Lesbian
Rent The L Word on DVD The L Word
Synopsis
This trailblazing cable series follows the tangled lives and ever-changing relationships among a close-knit group of lesbians -- including a lusty hairstylist and a recovering alcoholic -- who call Los Angeles home.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman, Mia Kirshner, Katherine Moennig, Pam Grier, Rachel Shelley, Daniela Sea, Erin Daniels, Marlee Matlin
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, TV Dramas, Lesbian, Showtime
Rent Tipping the Velvet on DVD Tipping the Velvet
Synopsis
An unusual love story told in three episodes charts the course of Nan (Rachael Stirling), an ingénue who discovers a sexually charged world of male impersonators, actors and affluent women looking for female companionship in the usually controlled and corseted 1890s. She eventually takes up with a comely cross-dresser (Keeley Hawes) but soon learns she can only depend on herself. John Bowe, Jodhi May, Anna Chancellor and Hugh Bonneville co-star.
Cast
Cast
Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor, Jodhi May, Hugh Bonneville, Johnny Vegas, Alexei Sayle, John Bowe, Sally Hawkins
Director
Director
Geoffrey Sax
Genres
Genres
Drama, British TV, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Lesbian, TV Miniseries, BBC, Period Pieces
Rent High Art on DVD High Art
Synopsis
Magazine editor Syd (Radha Mitchell) is stuck in a dreary relationship with her boyfriend (Gabriel Mann) when she befriends her upstairs neighbor Lucy (Ally Sheedy), a well-known photographer whose live-in actress girlfriend (Patricia Clarkson) is struggling with a drug addiction. Lucy fascinates Syd, and the pair hit it off. But when Syd calls on Lucy to do an assignment for the magazine, their friendship soon grows into something much more.
Cast
Cast
Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson, Gabriel Mann, Charis Michelsen, David Thornton, Anh Duong, Helen Mendes, Bill Sage, Tammy Grimes
Director
Director
Lisa Cholodenko
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent For the Bible Tells Me So on DVD For the Bible Tells Me So
Synopsis
Director Daniel G. Karslake goes to the Bible to examine the ways in which conservative Christian groups have used -- and sometimes exploited -- scripture to deny human rights to gays and lesbians around the world.
Cast
Cast
Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella McDaniel, Brenda Poteat, David Poteat, Tonia Poteat, Randi Reitan, Phil Reitan, Jake Reitan, Britta Reitan, Jane Gephardt, Richard Gephardt, Chrissy Gephardt, Mary Lou Wallner
Director
Director
Daniel G. Karslake
Genres
Genres
Documentary, LGBT, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Gay, Lesbian
Rent Puccini for Beginners on DVD Puccini for Beginners
Synopsis
Allegra is recovering from a breakup with her girlfriend when she starts to fall for a member of the opposite sex. Philip is the tidy professor who's romancing the ambivalent Allegra while she pursues a straight woman who's recently become single.
Cast
Cast
Elizabeth Reaser, Gretchen Mol, Justin Kirk, Julianne Nicholson, Tina Benko, Jennifer Dundas, Kate Simses, Brian Letscher
Director
Director
Maria Maggenti
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian
Rent My Summer of Love on DVD My Summer of Love
Synopsis
Mona is tired of her working-class roots, and Tamsin is bored with her pampered lifestyle. When their opposite worlds collide unexpectedly, the girls sense an immediate attraction. But can their unusual friendship survive their differences?
Cast
Cast
Natalie Press, Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine, Dean Andrews, Michelle Byrne, Paul Antony-Barber, Lynette Edwards, Kathryn Sumner
Director
Director
Pawel Pawlikowski
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Lesbian, United Kingdom
Rent Better Than Chocolate on DVD Better Than Chocolate
Synopsis
Scant hours before her uptight mother (Wendy Crewson) and brother move in with her, Maggie (Karyn Dwyer) meets the woman of her dreams (Christina Cox). Though Mom is oblivious to her daughter's sexual orientation, it's a tough thing to hide in close quarters. Meanwhile, Maggie's transgender friend (Peter Outerbridge) falls in love with the owner of the lesbian bookstore where Maggie works. Anne Wheeler directed this sexy romp about love and lust.
Cast
Cast
Wendy Crewson, Karyn Dwyer, Christina Cox, Anne-Marie MacDonald, Marya Delver, Kevin Mundy, Tony Nappo, Jay Brazeau, Beatrice Zeilanger, Peter Outerbridge
Director
Director
Anne Wheeler
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian
Rent D.E.B.S. on DVD D.E.B.S.
Synopsis
Encrypted within the SAT is a secret test that measures a girl's potential for espionage. Amy, Janet, Dominique and Max score so high that they're recruited to join the elite paramilitary group known as D.E.B.S.
Cast
Cast
Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster, Meagan Good, Devon Aoki, Jill Ritchie, Geoff Stults, Jimmi Simpson, Jessica Cauffiel, Christina Kirk, Holland Taylor, Michael Clarke Duncan, J.B. Ghuman Jr., Scoot McNairy, Aimee Garcia, Eric Bochniarz
Director
Director
Angela Robinson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Action Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, Espionage Action, Lesbian
Rent If These Walls Could Talk 2 on DVD If These Walls Could Talk 2
Synopsis
Following the same premise as the first movie -- focusing on three different women from three generations who've occupied the same house -- this Emmy-winning follow-up trains its lens on three lesbian couples. In 1961, Edith (Vanessa Redgrave) loses her longtime companion. In the 1970s, collegiate Linda (Michelle Williams) falls for townie Amy (Chloë Sevigny). And in 2000, the house's inhabitants (Ellen DeGeneres, Sharon Stone) want to become parents.
Cast
Cast
Vanessa Redgrave, Marian Seldes, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Perkins, Jenny O'Hara, Michelle Williams, Chloë Sevigny, Nia Long, Natasha Lyonne, Heather McComb, Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Regina King, Kathy Najimy, Mitchell Anderson, George Newbern, Lucinda Jenney
Director
Director
Jane Anderson, Martha Coolidge, Anne Heche
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian, Romantic LGBT, Social Issue Dramas
Rent Lost and Delirious on DVD Lost and Delirious
Synopsis
Mary doesn't want to attend the posh boarding school her father and stepmother have selected, but once there she quickly befriends her female roommates, who are in a romantic relationship that doesn't sit well with some at the school.
Cast
Cast
Piper Perabo, Jessica Paré, Mischa Barton, Jackie Burroughs, Mimi Kuzyk, Graham Greene, Emily VanCamp, Amy Stewart, Caroline Dhavernas, Luke Kirby
Director
Director
Léa Pool
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Lesbian, Dramas Based on the Book, Indie LGBT
Rent The Children's Hour on DVD The Children's Hour
Synopsis
In this daring drama, Karen and Martha are the headmistresses of an exclusive school for girls. When they discipline a malicious little girl, the vindictive child twists an overheard comment into slander and accuses her teachers of being lesbians. Soon the scandalous gossip engulfs the school's community, with repercussions that are swift, crushing and tragic.
Cast
Cast
Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins, Fay Bainter, Karen Balkin, Veronica Cartwright, Mimi Gibson, Debbie Moldow, Diane Mountford, William Mims
Director
Director
William Wyler
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, LGBT Dramas, LGBT, Lesbian
Rent Cracks on DVD Cracks
Synopsis
Miss G., a teacher at a girls' boarding school, is unusually close with one of her charges, Di. But when the arrival of a new student evokes strong emotions, disrupting Miss G.'s relationship with the others, it is certain that someone will get hurt.
Cast
Cast
Eva Green, Juno Temple, Imogen Poots, María Valverde, Clemmie Dugdale, Ellie Nunn, Zoe Carroll, Adele McCann, Sinéad Cusack, Helen Norton
Director
Director
Jordan Scott
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, United Kingdom
Rent She Hate Me on DVD She Hate Me
Synopsis
In Spike Lee's take on the big, bad world of love and business, John (Anthony Mackie) blows the whistle on his corrupt bosses at a biotech company, touching off a maelstrom of investigations headed by the Securities and Exchange Commission and leaving him jobless. But when his ex-girlfriend (Kerry Washington) pays him to get her and her lesbian lover (Dania Ramirez) pregnant, he may have found his new calling.
Cast
Cast
Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci, Jim Brown, Ossie Davis, Jamel Debbouze, Brian Dennehy, Woody Harrelson, Bai Ling, Q-Tip, John Turturro, Dania Ramirez, T.V. Carpio
Director
Director
Spike Lee
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT Comedies, Indie Comedies, Lesbian
Rent Show Me Love on DVD Show Me Love
Synopsis
Elin (Alexandra Dahlstrom) and Agnes (Rebecka Liljeberg) are social opposites. While Elin is gorgeous, lively and wildly popular at school, Agnes is sullen, lonely and rejected as a nerdy lesbian. But when Agnes develops a crush on Elin, the exploration of love between them alleviates Elin's perpetual boredom. This Swedish award-winner reflects the joy and pain of relationships, the insecurity of youth and the courage it takes to be different.
Cast
Cast
Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecca Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust, Stefan Horberg, Ralph Carlsson
Director
Director
Lukas Moodysson
Genres
Genres
Foreign, LGBT, Lesbian, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Boys on the Side on DVD Boys on the Side
Synopsis
Looking to jump-start her career, lesbian night-club singer Jane (Whoopi Goldberg) answers an ad placed by a woman named Robin (Mary-Louise Parker), an AIDS sufferer who wants a companion to drive from the Big Apple to Los Angeles. En route, they pick up Jane's friend Holly (Drew Barrymore), who's pregnant and running from her abusive boyfriend. The trio gets as far as Arizona before Robin falls ill, and they must learn to rely on one another.
Cast
Cast
Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey, James Remar, Billy Wirth, Anita Gillette, Dennis Boutsikaris, Estelle Parsons, Amy Aquino, Stan Egi
Director
Director
Herbert Ross
Genres
Genres
Drama, Tearjerkers, Medical Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Blue Is the Warmest Color on DVD Blue Is the Warmest Color
Synopsis
Determined to fall in love, 15-year-old Adele is focused on boys. But it's a blue-haired girl she meets on the street who really piques her interest. Soon, Adele is exploring her desire for girls as she negotiates her way to becoming a woman.
Cast
Cast
Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing, Catherine Salée, Benjamin Siksou, Mona Walravens, Alma Jodorowsky, Jérémie Laheurte, Anne Loiret, Benoît Pilot, Sandor Funtek, Fanny Maurin
Director
Director
Abdellatif Kechiche
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Lesbian, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, French Language, France, The Criterion Collection
Rent Pariah on DVD Pariah
Synopsis
Though she acts in a traditional, feminine way around her religious parents, Bronx teenage lesbian Alike comfortably expresses her sexuality among her friends. Eventually, her worlds will collide and Alike will have to fully embrace her true self.
Cast
Cast
Adepero Oduye, Pernell Walker, Aasha Davis, Charles Parnell, Sahra Mellesse, Kim Wayans, Shamika Cotton, Raymond Anthony Thomas
Director
Director
Dee Rees
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Circumstance on DVD Circumstance
Synopsis
Vivacious young Iranian girls Atafeh and Shireen discover their burgeoning sexuality, struggling with their desires and the boundaries placed upon them by the world they were born into.
Cast
Cast
Nikohl Boosheri, Sarah Kazemy, Reza Sixo Safai, Soheil Parsa, Nasrin Pakkho, Amir Barghashi, Fariborz Daftari, Keon Mohajeri, Sina Amedson, Amir Hossein Soleimani, Siro Fazlian
Director
Director
Maryam Keshavarz
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, LGBT Dramas, Indie Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie Romance, Lesbian, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Romance, Foreign Languages, Iran
Rent 2 Girls in Love on DVD 2 Girls in Love
Synopsis
While working part-time at her aunt's gas station, defiant tomboy Randy Dean falls in love with Evie Roy, a rich, straight honor student who's already in a relationship. The two girls navigate the magical and confusing world of young love.
Cast
Cast
Laurel Holloman, Nicole Ari Parker, Dale Dickey, Stephanie Berry, Maggie Moore, Kate Stafford, Sabrina Artel, Toby Poser, Nelson Rodriguez
Director
Director
Maria Maggenti
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Independent, LGBT Comedies, Indie Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie Romance, Lesbian, Indie LGBT
Rent The World Unseen on DVD The World Unseen
Synopsis
In a world where boundaries are rigidly defined, two wildly different women tentatively cross them in this story that focuses on their budding romance in apartheid South Africa. One (Sheetal Sheth) is a taxi-driving, café-owning rebel; the other (Lisa Ray) is a devoted mother and wife. Both learn lessons about themselves and their lives in their journey toward each other in this film from novelist-turned-director Shamim Sarif.
Cast
Cast
Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Parvin Dabas, Nandana Sen, David Dennis, Grethe Fox, Colin Moss, Bernard White, Amber Rose Revah, Rajesh Gopie, Natalie Becker
Director
Director
Shamim Sarif
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Social Issue Dramas, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian, Period Pieces, United Kingdom
Rent Water Lilies on DVD Water Lilies
Synopsis
A Caméra d'Or contender at Cannes, this coming-of-age drama from first-time feature film director Céline Sciamma tracks the sexual awakenings of three female friends over the course of a single summer. Finding privacy in the solitude of the swimming pool locker room, blossoming teens Marie (Pauline Acquart), Anne (Louise Blachère) and Floriane (Adele Haenel) come to learn the true meaning of arousal and the power of sexual attraction.
Cast
Cast
Pauline Acquart, Louise Blachère, Adèle Haenel , Warren Jacquin, Christel Baras, Marie Gili-Pierre, Serge Brincat
Director
Director
Céline Sciamma
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Romance, Lesbian, French Language, France
Rent Loving Annabelle on DVD Loving Annabelle
Synopsis
An esteemed young poetry teacher at a Catholic boarding school risks everything when she engages in a feverish affair with a female student in this controversial story of forbidden love.
Cast
Cast
Erin Kelly, Diane Gaidry, Laura Breckenridge, Michelle Horn, Gustine Fudickar, Ilene Graff, Kevin McCarthy, Markus Flanagan
Director
Director
Katherine Brooks
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Bare Behind Bars on DVD Bare Behind Bars
Synopsis
Inside the walls of a Brazilian women's penitentiary run by a psychotic warden, the inmates routinely suffer sexual abuse, degradation, beatings and torture. Pushed to the brink, a trio of prisoners escapes -- and murder and mayhem soon ensue. Director Oswaldo De Oliveira puts the <i>X</i> in X-rated with this babes-behind-bars sexploitation flick starring Marta Anderson, Nadia Destro and Maria Stella Splendore.
Cast
Cast
Marta Anderson, Maria Stella Splendore, Danielle Ferrite, Neide Ribeiro, Sonia Regina, Marliane Gomes, Nadia Destro, Marcia Fraga, Meiry Vieira
Director
Director
Oswaldo De Oliveira
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Lesbian
Rent The Gymnast on DVD The Gymnast
Synopsis
When an injury ends her career as a gymnast, Jane falls back into lackluster job and a passionless marriage. That is, until she begins work on an aerial act with another beautiful gymnast and feels the stirrings of unexpected love.
Cast
Cast
Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee, John Lee Ames, Andrew Ableson, David De Simone, Ronald Drewes, Paul A. Hicks, Tony Horton, Amy Lemons
Director
Director
Ned Farr
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Indie LGBT, Lesbian
Rent Itty Bitty Titty Committee on DVD Itty Bitty Titty Committee
Synopsis
Set in Los Angeles, this sardonic indie comedy helmed by Jamie Babbit follows the exploits of Anna (Melonie Diaz), a lesbian and plastic surgeon's receptionist who embarks on a wild ride when she joins a cadre of ultraradical feminists. But things get complicated when she falls in love with the group's leader (Nicole Vicius), who's already involved with someone (Melanie Mayron). Carly Pope and Lauren Mollica also star.
Cast
Cast
Melonie Diaz, Nicole Vicius, Bruce Cronander, Colette Divine, Leslie Grossman, Melanie Mayron, Mircea Monroe, Carly Pope
Director
Director
Jamie Babbit
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Indie LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Indie Comedies, Lesbian
Rent Further Tales of the City on DVD Further Tales of the City
Synopsis
This sequel to More Tales of the City finds Mary Ann (Laura Linney) struggling to advance in her new career on television, while Michael (Paul Hopkins) is playing the field after his break-up with Jon (Billy Campbell). After her divorce, Prue (Mary Kay Place) finds comfort in a mysterious stranger. DeDe (Barbara Garrick) returns with a revelation that could be the scoop Mary Ann has been waiting for.
Cast
Cast
Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Billy Campbell, Mary Kay Place, Bruce McCulloch, Barbara Garrick, Paul Hopkins, Jackie Burroughs, Whip Hubley, Henry Czerny, Jackie Richardson, Sandra Oh, Joel Grey, John McMartin, Parker Posey
Director
Director
Pierre Gang
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Miniseries, LGBT, Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, LGBT Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book, Showtime, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent I Can't Think Straight on DVD I Can't Think Straight
Synopsis
When Tala (Lisa Ray) and Leyla (Sheetal Sheth) meet in London and begin to have feelings for each other, it's a problem. Tala's wealthy Middle Eastern family is currently planning her wedding, while Leyla is dating Tala's male friend. But as the forbidden feelings between the two women grow, they learn things about themselves that will change the course of their lives in this drama based on writer-director Shamim Sarif's autobiographical novel.
Cast
Cast
Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Antonia Frering, Dalip Tahil, Nina Wadia, Anya Lahiri, Shamim Sarif, Amber Rose Revah, Daud Shah, Rez Kempton
Director
Director
Shamim Sarif
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Lesbian, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, United Kingdom
Rent When Night Is Falling on DVD When Night Is Falling
Synopsis
A professor at a Christian college, Camille (Pascale Bussi&#232;res) enjoys a conventional life with her minister fianc&#233;, Martin (Henry Czerny). But when reserved Camille meets free-spirited circus acrobat Petra (Rachael Crawford), her conservative life takes a sensuous left turn. With Petra, Camille begins an erotic adventure of self-discovery and finds herself emotionally teetering between the forbidden and the familiar.
Cast
Cast
Pascale Bussières, Rachael Crawford, Henry Czerny, David Fox, Don McKellar, Tracy Wright, Clare Coulter, Jonathan Potts, Tom Melissis
Director
Director
Patricia Rozema
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian
Rent Freeheld on DVD Freeheld
Synopsis
In this fact-based drama, same-sex partners Laurel Hester and Stacie Andree face tragedy and discrimination when Laurel is diagnosed with terminal cancer, and her request to pass on her pension benefits to Stacie is denied.
Cast
Cast
Julianne Moore, Michael Shannon, Ellen Page, Steve Carell
Director
Director
Peter Sollett
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Biographies, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Trembling Before G-d on DVD Trembling Before G-d
Synopsis
Two hot-button issues -- homosexuality and religion -- are thrust together in this revealing documentary by Sandi Simcha Dubowski. Gay and lesbian Jews who have been cast off by their families and by religious figures are interviewed in major metropolitan areas across the globe. Even in societies where homosexuality is gaining acceptance, many of those interviewed still struggle with balancing an intolerant faith with their sexual orientation.
Cast
Cast
Steve Greenberg
Director
Director
Sandi Simcha Dubowski
Genres
Genres
Documentary, LGBT, Faith & Spirituality, Faith & Spirituality Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Religion & Mythology Documentaries, Judaica, Gay, Lesbian
Rent Even Cowgirls Get the Blues on DVD Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Synopsis
Uma Thurman stars as Sissy Hankshaw, whose large thumbs give her a talent for hitchhiking, in this road movie that follows Sissy as she visits a lesbian dude ranch (where she's scheduled to model for feminine hygiene advertisements) and finds love. Director Gus Van Sant's adaptation of Tom Robbins's novel features an all-star cast, including Lorraine Bracco, Angie Dickinson, Carol Kane and Keanu Reeves.
Cast
Cast
Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson, Keanu Reeves, John Hurt, Rain Phoenix, Ed Begley Jr., Carol Kane, Sean Young, Crispin Glover, Roseanne Barr, Buck Henry
Director
Director
Gus Van Sant
Genres
Genres
Independent, LGBT, Indie Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie Romance, Indie LGBT, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Lesbian
Rent Daphne on DVD Daphne
Synopsis
Geraldine Somerville stars in this BBC biopic as acclaimed novelist Daphne du Maurier, whose secret infatuations and affairs with the likes of heiress Ellen Doubleday (Elizabeth McGovern) and actress Gertrude Lawrence (Janet McTeer) are said to have informed much of her writing. Based largely on Margaret Forster's biography, Clare Beavan's film paints a stirring portrait of an artist's struggle for self-acceptance.
Cast
Cast
Geraldine Somerville, Elizabeth McGovern, Janet McTeer, Tessa Hall, Christopher Malcolm, Nicholas Murchie, Aaron Sweeney, Jay Taylor, Phillip Whiteman
Director
Director
Clare Beavan
Genres
Genres
Drama, British TV, Biographies, Romantic LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Period Pieces, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, LGBT, Lesbian, Made-for-TV Movies, BBC
Rent Girl Play on DVD Girl Play
Synopsis
Director Gabriel (Dom DeLuise) sets the stage for a real-life drama when he casts lesbians Robin (Robin Greenspan) and Lacie (Lacie Harmon) in his latest play. Robin is in a long-term relationship, and Lacie isn't ready to settle down, but as rehearsals continue the two seem to grow closer. Neither actress is sure about the other's intentions: Is it just acting, or are the vibes real? The truth comes out on opening night. Mink Stole also stars.
Cast
Cast
Robin Greenspan, Lacie Harmon, Mink Stole, Dom DeLuise, Katherine Randolph, Lauren Maher, Gina DeVivo, Shannon Perez, Dominic Ottersbach
Director
Director
Lee Friedlander
Genres
Genres
LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Lesbian
Rent Julie Johnson on DVD Julie Johnson
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Dissatisfied New Jersey housewife Julie Johnson (Lili Taylor) wrangles free from her controlling husband and begins a brand-new life in this tale of self-discovery. Along with friend Claire (Courtney Love), Julie enrolls in a computer class and discovers she's a math whiz. Newly empowered, Julie leaves her husband and moves in with Claire ... and the two realize their feelings for each other go beyond friendship.
Cast
Cast
Lili Taylor, Courtney Love, Mischa Barton, Noah Emmerich, Spalding Gray, Gideon Jacobs, Kelley Hill, Samara Harris, Chuck Montgomery, Frank Hopf
Director
Director
Bob Gosse
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Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, LGBT, Lesbian, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT
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Casey has turned away from her family to work as a longshorewoman and live with her social-worker girlfriend, Alex, but when Casey visits home at Christmas, she finds that her family's ways have not changed. Although it's clear that Casey has fallen deeply in love with Alex, her family is more judgmental than ever, and drama and emotions fly as two very different lifestyles try hard to find common ground on the beautiful coast of New England.
Cast
Cast
Angie Redman, Nina Landey, Annette Miller, Robert Harte, Shawn Nee, Richard Snee, Lysa Apostle, M. Lynda Robinson, Morgan Nevins
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Director
Lauren Himmel
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Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian
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Two women meet in Rome and end up in a hotel room where they bare their bodies and souls to each other during one memorable, passionate night. As their steamy encounter brings them emotionally closer, they share their deepest secrets and desires.
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Cast
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Director
Julio Medem
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Genres
Romance, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian, Steamy Romance, Indie Romance, Spain
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Four co-workers employed in the porn industry are forced to reexamine their sexual preferences over the course of one provocative evening in this aptly named indie drama about love, lust and losing one's inhibitions. Heidi is a beautiful lesbian; Kris is a manipulative straight girl; Rafe is gay and promiscuous; and J.D. is adamantly straight. But when their individual boundaries are blurred, anything can -- and does -- happen.
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Cast
Michelle Mosley, Matthew Tyler, Mike Fallon, Eleese Longino, Jillian Love, Brian Shelburne, Cory Richardson
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Colton Lawrence
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Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Indie Dramas, Gay, Lesbian
Rent The Real L Word on DVD The Real L Word
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Inspired by the hit drama series "The L Word," this reality show follows the day-to-day lives of six lesbians as they deal with lovers old and new, overbearing families, stressful careers and the pressures of navigating the gay scene in Los Angeles.
Cast
Cast
Rose Garcia, Jill Sloane Goldstein, Scarlett Hernandez, Mikey Koffman, Whitney Mixter, Tracy Ryerson, Nikki Weiss
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Director
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Genres
TV Shows, LGBT, Lesbian, TV Reality Programming
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This groundbreaking six-part documentary delves deep into the world of lesbian sexuality, exploring how sex between women and its portrayal in American media and culture have evolved. Topics include lesbian porn, erotic dancers and sexual fantasies. Feminist porn star Nina Hartley, lesbian magazine creator Nan Kinney and many others share their perspectives on the evolution of erotica, alternative relationships and marketing lesbian sex.
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Cast
Nina Hartley, Nan Kinney
Director
Director
Katherine Linton
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Genres
Documentary, LGBT, Lesbian, Social & Cultural Documentaries
Rent Relax ... It's Just Sex on DVD Relax ... It's Just Sex
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Tara Ricotto (Jennifer Tilly) has a diverse group of friends -- gay, straight, bisexual -- and they're all working on coming to terms with one another and their issues. Love, sex, health and childbirth are among the topics the group discusses lightheartedly. That is, until one gay couple is attacked. Responses to the attack vary within the circle of friends as the comedy gives way to seriousness and Tara does her best to nurture all.
Cast
Cast
Mitchell Anderson, Terrence "T.C." Carson, Seymour Cassel, Lori Petty, Serena Scott Thomas, Jennifer Tilly, Susan Tyrrell, Cynda Williams, Paul Winfield, Billy Wirth, Eddie Garcia
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LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Gay, Lesbian
Rent Claire of the Moon on DVD Claire of the Moon
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In this sensual, provocative and deeply intimate film, notorious satirist Claire Jabrowski (Trisha Todd) meets Dr. Noel Benedict (Karen Trumbo), a dour sex therapist, at a women's retreat -- and despite their differences, the promiscuous Claire and the serious Noel find themselves passionately attracted to each other. Sparks fly as the two women clash at first, then reconcile and finally develop a romance that will change Claire's life forever.
Cast
Cast
Trisha Todd, Karen Trumbo, Faith McDevitt, Patricia Blem, Craig Damen, Leslie Hidula, Caren Graham, Sheila Dickenson, Melissa Mitchell, Gathering Marbet, Sherilyn Lawson
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Director
Nicole Conn
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Genres
LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian
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Love, laughter and friendship take center stage in this touching comedy, in which accomplished chef Alex (Trish Doolan) is consumed with the preparations for the bridal shower she's throwing for her best friend, April (Denise Miller). Although they're close, the two are experiencing friction, the cause of which they have yet to reveal. As the minutes pass by, it's clear this is an event that neither of them will forget, and nor will their guests.
Cast
Cast
Maria Cina, Trish Doolan, Randall Batinkoff, Denise Miller, Joe Tabb, Zack Ward, Honey Labrador, Arly Jover, Molly Cheek, Samantha Lemole, Lara Harris, Euan K. MacDonald
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Trish Doolan
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Romance, Romantic Comedies, Lesbian, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies
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Married to a philanderer, a dissatisfied wife begins an affair with her female night school professor. But her joy at finding a new life and love soon disintegrates as the people around her start to treat her differently.
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Cast
Linda Griffiths, Jane Hallaren, Jon DeVries, Jo Henderson, Jessica Wight MacDonald, Jesse Solomon, John Sayles, Stephen Mendillo, Betsy Julia Robinson, Nancy Mette, Maggie Renzi, Madelyn Coleman, Chris Elliott
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John Sayles
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Drama, LGBT, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian
Rent Desert Hearts on DVD Desert Hearts
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Uptight literature professor Vivian Bell (Helen Shaver) heads to Reno, Nev., in 1959 for a quickie divorce. While staying with Frances Parker (Audra Lindley) at her ranch to establish residency, Bell meets Parker's adopted daughter (Patricia Charbonneau), a casino worker 10 years her junior. Bell finds herself increasingly drawn to the open and self-assured lesbian, and their developing intimacy releases buried emotions Bell has never explored.
Cast
Cast
Audra Lindley, Patricia Charbonneau, Dean Butler, Helen Shaver, Andra Akers, Gwen Welles, James Staley, Alex McArthur, Tyler Tyhurst, Denise Crosby, Katie La Bourdette
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Donna Deitch
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LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Elena Undone on DVD Elena Undone
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When openly gay writer Peyton and love-starved pastor's wife Elena meet, they immediately form a strong bond. But the warmth of friendship soon erupts into a sizzling affair, forcing both women to confront unexpected feelings.
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Cast
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Director
Nicole Conn
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Genres
LGBT, Romance, Romantic LGBT, Romantic Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Indie LGBT, Lesbian
Rent Personal Best on DVD Personal Best
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Chinatown screenwriter Robert Towne makes his directorial debut with this beautifully shot and edited film that chronicles the relationship of two female world-class athletes. Mariel Hemingway and real-life Olympian pentathlete Patrice Donnelly play runners who train together, compete against each other and eventually become lovers. Scott Glenn plays their coach in this film that culminates with the trials for the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
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Cast
Scott Glenn, Mariel Hemingway, Patrice Donnelly, Jim Moody
Director
Director
Robert Towne
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Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Women In Sports, Lesbian, LGBT, Miscellaneous Sports, Other Sports
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Stella and Dot, a lesbian couple, escape from their nursing home and head to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young male hitchhiker, a troubled soul who has much to learn about courage from the two ladies.
Cast
Cast
Olympia Dukakis, Ryan Doucette, Brenda Fricker, Kristin Booth, Michael McPhee, John Dunsworth, Jeremy Akerman, Mary-Colin Chisholm, Kevin Kincaid
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Rent Cynara: Poetry in Motion on DVD Cynara: Poetry in Motion
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Directed by Nicole Conn (Claire of the Moon), this elegant romance set in the 1880s follows Byron and Cynara, two women whose chance meeting in an English seaside village turns into a passionate love affair. At a time when lesbian relationships are hardly the norm, Cynara (Johanna Nemeth) and Byron (Melissa Hellman) find an undeniable chemistry between them as their unassuming friendship evolves into an erotic courtship.
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Melissa Hellman, Johanna Nemeth, Fumi
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Director
Nicole Conn
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Genres
Romance, Steamy Romance, Lesbian, Romantic LGBT
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When a blow to the head with a baseball prompts lesbian housewife Abby to shake up her suburban life -- and her dull marriage -- she buys a fixer-upper in Manhattan and seeks excitement by becoming a prostitute.
Cast
Cast
Robin Weigert, Maggie Siff, Daniel London, Ben Shenkman, Johnathan Tchaikovsky, Julie Fain Lawrence, Janel Moloney, Emily Kinney, Laila Robins, Ashley Biel
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Director
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Genres
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Rent Bar Girls on DVD Bar Girls
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Stood up yet again at Los Angeles' Girl Bar by her gorgeous but flaky girlfriend, successful TV cartoon writer Loretta (Nancy Allison Wolfe) fears she may never find her soul mate. But then in walks Rachael (Liza D'Agostino), an aspiring actress who more than catches Loretta's eye. They hit it off brilliantly, but when another woman starts flirting with Rachel, Loretta's jealousy flares up and their life together is threatened.
Cast
Cast
Nancy Allison Wolfe, Liza D'Agostino, Camila Griggs, Michael Harris, Justine Slater, Lisa Parker, Pam Raines, Paula Sorge
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Marita Giovanni
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Genres
LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Lesbian
Rent And Then Came Lola on DVD And Then Came Lola
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In this lesbian-themed nod to the film Run Lola Run, a perpetually late photographer races against the clock to make it to an important meeting on time -- and she's got three chances to reach her goal.
Cast
Cast
Ashleigh Sumner, Jill Bennett, Cathy DeBuono, Jessica Graham, Angelyna Martinez, Candy Tolentino, Linda Ignazi, Jenoa Harlow, Lisa Dewey, Kathy Domenici
Director
Director
Ellen Seidler, Megan Siler
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Genres
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Rent Ellen on DVD Ellen
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Before Ellen DeGeneres hosted her own talk show and served as a judge on "American Idol," she starred in this self-titled sitcom as Ellen Morgan, an eccentric thirtysomething who works in a bookstore and hangs out with a quirky batch of friends. The show made history in its fourth season when Ellen's character came out of the closet -- sparking controversy as well as acclaim -- not long after the actress announced that she is a lesbian.
Cast
Cast
Ellen DeGeneres, David Anthony Higgins, Joely Fisher, Clea Lewis, Jeremy Piven, Arye Gross, Alice Hirson, Maggie Wheeler, Holly Fulger
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Comedies, TV Sitcoms, Lesbian
Rent The Four-Faced Liar on DVD The Four-Faced Liar
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Four twentysomethings struggling to find direction and meaning in their lives meet by chance in a New York City Irish tavern. After bonding over drinks, they proceed to put each other through an emotional wringer.
Cast
Cast
Daniel Carlisle, Todd Kubrak, Emily Peck, Marja Lewis Ryan , Liz Osborn, Lisa Bierman, Tadia K. Taylor, Jessie Paddock, Natasha David
Director
Director
Jacob Chase
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Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent 99 Women: Director's Cut on DVD 99 Women: Director's Cut
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Maria Schell, Luciana Paluzzi, Rosalba Neri, Maria Rohm and Mercedes McCambridge star in this special edition of cult director Jess Franco's drama, a gory chronicle of life at a prison located on a remote island. The wardens intimidate and seduce the alluring female members of the prison population for their own gain. Also includes extras such as deleted scenes, theatrical trailers, a Franco bio and more.
Cast
Cast
Maria Schell, Herbert Lom, Mercedes McCambridge, Maria Rohm, Rosalba Neri, Elisa Montes, Luciana Paluzzi, Valentina Godoy, José María Blanco, Mike Brendel, Elsa Zabala
Director
Director
Jesús Franco
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Foreign, Classic Dramas, Crime Dramas, Lesbian, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Classics, Foreign Dramas, Germany, Foreign Regions
Rent Bad Girls on DVD Bad Girls
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Simone Lahbib, Debra Stephenson and Mandana Jones star in this shockingly honest British series that tracks the goings-on at HMP Larkhall, a women's lockdown where prisoners discover that life's harsher on the inside than it is outside. This first season shows the newbies learning how to survive in this brutal and often deadly environment, where they must keep their friends close -- and their enemies even closer.
Cast
Cast
Jack Ellis, Linda Henry, Simone Lahbib, Mandana Jones, Debra Stephenson, Helen Fraser, Victoria Alcock, Kika Mirylees
Director
Director
Mike Adams, Laurence Moody, Jim O'Hanlon
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TV Shows, LGBT, TV Crime Dramas, British TV Dramas, Lesbian, TV Dramas, British TV
Rent A Marine Story on DVD A Marine Story
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A decorated Marine officer unexpectedly returns home from the war and is quickly recruited to help a troubled teen prepare for boot camp. But when the true reasons for her return become known, it threatens both of their futures.
Cast
Cast
Dreya Weber, Paris P. Pickard, Anthony Michael Jones, Christine Mourad, Jeff Sugarman, Gregg Daniel, Jason Williams, Deacon Conroy, Brad Light, John Lee Ames, Ned Mochel
Director
Director
Ned Farr
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Genres
Drama, LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Military & War Dramas, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent Mango Kiss on DVD Mango Kiss
Synopsis
Performance artists Lou (Michelle Wolff) and Sassafras (Daniele Ferraro) relocate to San Francisco, where Lou confesses her love for her roomie. The two begin an intimate relationship, but they lay out a set of specific rules when it comes to dating other people. Their relationship is tested as Lou pursues dominatrix Chelsea (Tina Marie Murray) and Sass finds leather-clad Mickey (Shannon Rossiter) irresistible. Sally Kirkland also stars.
Cast
Cast
Michelle Wolff, Daniele Ferraro, Sally Kirkland, Shannon Rossiter, Dru Mouser, Tina Marie Murray, Joe Mellis
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Director
Sascha Rice
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Genres
LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Lesbian
Rent The Killing of Sister George on DVD The Killing of Sister George
Synopsis
When the soap opera character she portrays is about to be killed off, June "George" Buckridge (Beryl Reid) knows her acting days are numbered. But the only other work she can get is doing voice-overs for a children's TV show. Meanwhile, her predatory boss (Coral Browne) has her sights set on George's girlfriend (Susannah York). One of the first films to tackle lesbianism, this tart drama was also among the first to get slapped with an X rating.
Cast
Cast
Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser, Patricia Medina, Hugh Paddick, Cyril Delevanti, Sivi Aberg, William Beckley, Elaine Church
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Director
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Classics, Cult Comedies, Classic Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Showbiz Comedies, Spoofs and Satire, LGBT, Lesbian, United Kingdom, Foreign Regions
Rent Therese and Isabelle on DVD Therese and Isabelle
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A grown woman, Therese, pays a nostalgic visit to her old boarding school, stirring up passionate memories of her first romance -- with her fellow classmate Isabelle. The two lonely girls' erotic awakenings are explored against the backdrop of their repressive environment as they grow closer and eventually take their relationship into the "forbidden" realm by becoming lovers. Gorgeous cinematography marks this Radley Metzger-directed film.
Cast
Cast
Essy Persson, Anna Gaël, Barbara Laage, Anne Vernon, Simone Paris, Maurice Teynac, Rémy Longa, Nathalie Nort
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Director
Radley Metzger
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Genres
LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Indie LGBT, Lesbian
Rent All Aboard Rosie's Family Cruise on DVD All Aboard Rosie's Family Cruise
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Comedian Rosie O'Donnell dons her crusader's cap in this touching documentary that tags along on the first cruise for gay and lesbian families who sail toward, ironically, a homophobic greeting in the Bahamas. Director Shari Cookson interlaces the personal stories of passengers -- who include not only same-sex couples but their heterosexual parents, siblings and friends -- with film of shipboard shows and adoption seminars for the voyagers.
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Cast
Rosie O'Donnell, Kelli O'Donnell, Esera Tuaolo, Rob Clifford
Director
Director
Shari Cookson
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Genres
Documentary, LGBT, Lesbian, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Gay, HBO
Rent Kiss Me on DVD Kiss Me
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While celebrating her own recent engagement, Mia travels to the Swedish countryside to attend the engagement party of her estranged father. When she meets her soon-to-be stepsister, sparks fly and Mia finds herself unexpectedly falling in love.
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Cast
Ruth Vega Fernandez, Liv Mjönes, Lena Endre, Krister Henriksson, Joakim Nätterqvist, Tom Ljungman , Josefine Tengblad, Björn Kjellman
Director
Director
Alexandra-Therese Keining
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Genres
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Rent I Can't Marry You on DVD I Can't Marry You
Synopsis
Helmed by Catherine Gray and narrated by Betty DeGeneres -- mother of lesbian celebrity Ellen DeGeneres -- this hourlong documentary tackles the controversial topic of gay marriage in the United States. Via interviews with civil-rights attorney Evan Wolfson and 20 same-sex couples, the film chronicles their struggles against religious opposition and homophobia -- issues not faced by their heterosexual counterparts.
Cast
Cast
Betty DeGeneres, Adam Aronson, John J. McNeill, Evan Wolfson
Director
Director
Catherine Gray
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Genres
Documentary, Gay, Lesbian, Social & Cultural Documentaries, LGBT
Rent Paris Was a Woman on DVD Paris Was a Woman
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Between the World Wars, Paris was the world's artistic capital, attracting cultural titans like Gertrude Stein and others. Through home movies and intimate storytelling, this documentary re-creates the mood of this unique female artistic community.
Cast
Cast
Juliet Stevenson, Giselle Freund, Samuel Steward, Berthe Cleyrerque, Catharine Stimpson, Shari Benstock
Director
Director
Greta Schiller
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Genres
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Rent Surrender on DVD Surrender
Synopsis
When na&#239;ve new girl in Los Angeles Georgia (Julie Clay) takes up residence with Salene (Kate Hill), a beautiful lesbian writer with a checkered past, a mutual attraction begins to blossom between the two women. But are they doomed? As Salene researches her novel -- featuring a dominatrix as its central character -- Georgia finds herself drawn into the shadowy S&M scene. But when a dead body turns up in a local club, Salene becomes suspect No. 1.
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Cast
Katherine Brooks, Jon Jacobs, Carl Darchuck, Sophie Dia Pegrum, Stacy Ann Wilkins, Julie Clay, Kate Hill
Director
Director
Katherine Brooks
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Genres
LGBT, Lesbian, LGBT Dramas, Erotic Thrillers
Rent The Investigator on DVD The Investigator
Synopsis
Helen Baxendale stars in the true story of Sgt. Caroline Meagher, a military policewoman charged with rooting out and questioning suspected lesbians in the armed forces. Along the way, Meagher comes to terms with her own sexuality.
Cast
Cast
Helen Baxendale, Laura Fraser, Tracy Keating, Anna Bolt, Sean Gilder, Caroline O'Neill, Zara Turner, Ian Burfield
Director
Director
Chris Oxley
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Genres
Drama, Dramas Based on Real Life, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian, Military & War Dramas
Rent A Jihad for Love on DVD A Jihad for Love
Synopsis
Documenting the quandary of gay Muslims via the perspective of subjects from countries such as India, Iran and Turkey, director Parvez Sharma chronicles their struggles to square their sexual orientation with their faith, which forbids homosexuality. Relating their compelling tales to the camera, the subjects (most expatriates) cling to their Islamic ideals in the face of a sharia interpretation that imposes the death penalty for homosexual acts.
Cast
Cast
Muhsin Hendricks, A.K. Hoosen, Mazen, Abdellah Taïa, Sana, Maryam, Maha, Amir, Arsham, Payam, Mojtaba, Ferda, Kiymet, Qasim, Syed Kalbe Jawad
Director
Director
Parvez Sharma
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Genres
Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries, LGBT, Gay, Lesbian
Rent The Aggressives on DVD The Aggressives
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Director Daniel Peddle spent five years recording the lives of six "aggressives" -- lesbians who strive to be as masculine as possible in lifestyle and appearance. The result is a portrait both enlightening and endearing as we watch each woman come up with her own inventive ways of expressing her identity. From prison to the underground ball scene, where lesbians compete for lead "AG" status, this film reveals a largely hidden subculture.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Daniel Peddle
Genres
Genres
Documentary, LGBT, Social & Cultural Documentaries, African-American Documentaries, Lesbian
Rent Love on the Side on DVD Love on the Side
Synopsis
Burned-out waitress Eve has had a crush on Jeff for years, so when the beautiful Linda blows into town, Eve figures there's even less of a chance that Jeff will notice her. But much to everyone's surprise, Linda's only got eyes for Eve.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Tilly, Marla Sokoloff, Monika Schnarre, Dave Thomas, Jonathan Cherry, Marnie Alton, Barry Watson, Kee Chan
Director
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Vic Sarin
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Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Lesbian
Rent The Fish Child on DVD The Fish Child
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Wealthy Argentinean teen Lala has been gaga for her family's maid, Ailin, since the day she joined the household three years ago. Now 16, Lala finds her affections returned, and the pair is planning to run off together in this romantic thriller.
Cast
Cast
Inés Efron, Mariela Vitale, Pep Munné, Diego Velázquez, Carlos Bardem, Arnaldo André, Ailín Salas, Sandra Guida, Julián Doregger
Director
Director
Lucía Puenzo
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Genres
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Rent Laughing Matters on DVD Laughing Matters
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Gender, politics and everyday life get skewered in this unusual documentary featuring four lesbian stand-up comics who've blazed a trail since the 1980s: Kate Clinton, Karen Williams, Marga Gomez and Suzanne Westenhoefer. Included is footage from some of their best shows, along with side-by-side interviews with each of the performers as they discuss their approach to comedy and what it's like to be openly gay in the comedy circuit.
Cast
Cast
Karen Williams, Kate Clinton, Marga Gómez, Suzanne Westenhoefer
Director
Director
Andrea Meyerson
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Genres
Documentary, LGBT, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Lesbian
Rent Bloomington on DVD Bloomington
Synopsis
Ex-child actor Jackie leaves the entertainment world for college, where she meets engaging professor Catherine, who has a reputation for breaking the hearts of other women. Jackie ignores friends and begins a romantic relationship with Catherine.
Cast
Cast
Allison McAtee, Sarah Stouffer, Katherine Ann McGregor, Ray Zupp, J. Blakemore, Erika Heidewald, Chelsea Rogers, Patrick Mullen, Steven Durgarn, John Dreher, Jim Dougherty
Director
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Rent Butterfly Kiss on DVD Butterfly Kiss
Synopsis
The chance meeting of delusional drifter Eunice (Amanda Plummer) and timorous gas station employee Miriam (Saskia Reeves) leads to a deranged, whirlwind romance as well as a crazed murder spree across England. While Miriam tries to protect and transform Eunice into a good person, she's compelled to help cover up the brutal killings. Michael Winterbottom directs his artfully executed drama. Des McAleer and Kathy Jamieson co-star.
Cast
Cast
Amanda Plummer, Kathy Jamieson, Saskia Reeves, Des McAleer, Lisa Riley, Freda Dowie, Paula Tilbrook, Fine Time Fontayne, Paul Bown
Director
Director
Michael Winterbottom
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Genres
Drama, LGBT, Crime Dramas, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Lesbian, United Kingdom
Rent Floored by Love on DVD Floored by Love
Synopsis
This comedy follows the dilemmas of two families living in the same apartment complex in Vancouver. After same-sex marriage is sanctioned, lesbian couple Cara (Shirley Ng) and Janet (Natalie Sky) consider tying the knot, which won't sit well with Cara's parents. Meanwhile, downstairs neighbor Jesse (Trenton Millar), a homosexual teen, is elated when his long-absent gay father returns ... but Jesse's stepdad isn't.
Cast
Cast
Shirley Ng, Natalie Sky, Michael Robinson, Trenton Millar, Andrew McIlroy, Vee Dubois, Grace Fatkin, Kenneth Chen, Satsuko Klippenstein, Marco Soriano
Director
Director
Desiree Lim
Genres
Genres
LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Lesbian
Rent Drool on DVD Drool
Synopsis
After beginning an unexpected romance with her neighbor, Imogene, housewife Anora accidentally shoots her abusive husband, Cheb, and then sets out on an outrageous road trip with her new lover and kids to dispose of the corpse.
Cast
Cast
Laura Harring, Jill Marie Jones, Oded Fehr, Ashley Duggan Smith, Christopher Newhouse, Rebecca Newman, Dalton Alfortish, Ruthie Austin, James DuMont, Kerrell Antonio
Director
Director
Nancy Kissam
Genres
Genres
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Rent Venus Boyz on DVD Venus Boyz
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This offbeat documentary explores the complex world of "drag kings," profiling a variety of male-impersonating women in New York, London and Zurich. Follow the lives of these performers, some of whom assume their masculine persona full-time.
Cast
Cast
Diane Torr, Dred Gerestant, Del La Grace Volcano, Queen Bee Luscious, Mistress Formika
Director
Director
Gabrielle Baur
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Documentary, LGBT, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Gay, Lesbian
Rent Gay Siblings on DVD Gay Siblings
Synopsis
This documentary explores families with gay siblings and the social conflict they encounter and varying degrees of acceptance they face. Profiles include a mother of five gay children, and a straight man who adopts his lesbian sister's child. Directed by Stephen David and Darryl Silver, the eye-opening program is part of the Logo network's "Real Momentum" series.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Stephen David, Darryl Silver
Genres
Genres
Documentary, LGBT, Social & Cultural Documentaries, TV Documentaries, Lesbian, Gay, LOGO
Rent Follow My Voice on DVD Follow My Voice
Synopsis
This moving documentary explores the experiences of four teenagers attending New York's landmark Harvey Milk High School for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender kids, weaving their stories with scenes of musicians recording a fund-raising album. Artists supporting the school by contributing to the album include Frank Black, Ben Folds, Cyndi Lauper, They Might Be Giants, Yoko Ono, the Breeders, Rufus Wainwright and many more.
Cast
Cast
Frank Black, Carrie Brownstein, Mey Bun, Kelley Deal, Kim Deal, Ben Folds, Tenaja Jordan, Ben Kweller, Ben Lee, John Cameron Mitchell, Yoko Ono, The Polyphonic Spree, Raphael Ramos, Jonathan Richman, Angel Santiago, Chris Slusarenko, Stephen Trask, Rufus Wainwright, Yo La Tengo
Director
Director
Katherine Linton
Genres
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Rent Finn's Girl  on DVD Finn's Girl
Synopsis
Finn's out-of-control teenage daughter and the barrage of pro-life activists at the Toronto clinic where she works prove too much for her girlfriend. In the aftermath, Finn falls in love with Eve, the policewoman hired to protect her.
Cast
Cast
Brooke Johnson, Yanna McIntosh, Maya Ritter, Richard Clarkin, Gilles Lemaire, Andrew Chalmers, Nathalie Toriel, Chantal Cole, Gail Maurice
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Laurie Colbert, Dominique Cardona
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Rent Producing Adults on DVD Producing Adults
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Longtime couple Venla and Antero come to a serious impasse over whether to have children in this wry Finnish drama. After years with Antero, Venla wants to start a family, but he, worried about his speed-skating career, secretly gets a vasectomy.
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Cast
Minna Haapkylä, Kari-Pekka Toivonen, Minttu Mustakallio, Tommi Eronen, Pekka Strang, Dick Idman, Antti Raivio, Saara Pakkasvirta, Meri Nenonen, Juha Kukkonen, Tiina Pirhonen
Director
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Rent Jack & Diane on DVD Jack & Diane
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When teenage girls Jack and Diane meet, they're swept up in a night of passion. But Jack's upset to learn that Diane is leaving the country in a week. Meanwhile, Diane's new sexual feelings lead to strange changes in her body and werewolf visions.
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Juno Temple, Riley Keough, Cara Seymour, Kylie Minogue, Dane DeHaan, Michael Chernus, Haviland Morris, Leo Fitzpatrick
Director
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Bradley Rust Gray
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Rent The Baby Formula on DVD The Baby Formula
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When Athena (Angela Vint) and Lilith (Megan Fahlenbock) decide to have a baby, they don't want just any baby: They want a baby that comes from both of them. But how to do it without a man? An experimental procedure that can turn stem cells into semen, of course. With this inventive independent comedy, director Alison Reid explores the limits of scientific possibility alongside the quirks of unconventional parenthood.
Cast
Cast
Angela Vint, Megan Fahlenbock, Rosemary Dunsmore, Jessica Booker, Michael Hanrahan, Hal Eisen, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Roger Dunn, Matt Baram, Alison Reid
Director
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Alison Reid
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Rent A Perfect Ending on DVD A Perfect Ending
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After confessing an unusual secret, repressed wife Rebecca Westbridge is prompted by her friends to explore her sexuality with a high-priced call girl. Apprehensive but intrigued by the prospect, Rebecca embarks on an erotic tryst.
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Barbara Niven, Jessica Clark, John Heard, Morgan Fairchild, Kerry Knuppe, Imelda Corcoran, Mary Jane Wells, Rebecca Staab, Michael Adam Hamilton, Bryan Jackson
Director
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Rent Reaching for the Moon on DVD Reaching for the Moon
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When American poet Elizabeth Bishop makes an inspiring visit to Rio, she catches the eye of an old friend's lover, Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares, and begins to blossom under her attention, changing in ways she never imagined.
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Glória Pires, Miranda Otto, Tracy Middendorf, Marcello Airoldi, Lola Kirke, Tânia Costa, Marianna Mac Niven, Marcio Ehrlich, Treat Williams, Anna Bella
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Rent Summer Lover on DVD Summer Lover
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Recently married Sappho can't imagine a more perfect union than the passionate relationship she shares with her sensitive husband. That is, until they spend the summer on the Greek island of Lesbos, where Sappho meets the intoxicating Helene.
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Cast
Avalon Barrie, Todd Soley, Lyudmila Shiryaeva, Bogdan Stupka, Elissaios Vlachos, Vassilis Psihoyiopoulos, Oksana Osipova, Sergey Kosenko, Anatoly Semenov
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