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Phantom Images (2011)
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Phantom Images (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A filmmaker continues shooting his film after his funding is pulled.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing, sexy, sexual
Plot: gay, gender, gays and lesbians, dying, male nudity, filmmaking, filmmaker, race, gay sex, gay lead character, morphine, gay interest, stage, pubic hair, film within a film, spanking, gay protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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FAQs (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After living on the tough streets of LA for a while, India hopes that every gay basher will meet his destiny. In this case Destiny is a black, 6 foot, high heel wearing, gun toting, drag queen with an attitude and a soft place in her heart for ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom.
Style: disturbing, psychological, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: gay, filmmaking, unsimulated sex, gay bar, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gender, gay erotica, lgbtq, gay sex, sexual relations, gay interest ...
Place: usa
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The Stranger in Us (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this verité-style drama, Anthony, a newcomer to San Francisco, attempts to come to terms with his abusive ex-lover when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a street hustler.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, gender, looking for love, couples, love and romance, city life, gay interest, lgbt, lgbtq, male nudity, gay lead character, abusive boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Marathon (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drama by Biju Viswanath, Marathon was adapted from Harteis's memoir of the same name. Explores the relation ship between two poets Richard Harteis and William Meredith former US poet laureate and winner of every major American award for poetry ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, ambition, hopes, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, contests and competitions, gender, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, tragic love, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
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Plot: gay, sex scene, male nudity, breakup, self discovery, couples, gender, introspection, family problems, sexual relations, erotica, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, paris france
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Between Something & Nothing (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: BETWEEN SOMETHING & NOTHING is based on filmmaker Todd Verow’s experiences at Rhode Island School of Design. After being accepted into a prestigious New England art school, sexy small-town JOE and townie mastermind JENNIFER quickly join ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, erotic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island
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Super 8? (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck adult film star sees a chance to make a comeback via a lesbian documentary film-maker, but she is exploiting him to get financial backing for her pet project.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: gay, lgbtqi, filmmaking, erection, misfit partners, artists and showbiz, gender, partners, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender bending, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
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Love Forbidden (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: sexy, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, love affair, romance, intrigue, lifestyle, coming out, fall in love, bisexual, gays and lesbians, lgbtq, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Twelve Thirty (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Love in the Time of Civil War (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lauded Quebec filmmaker Rodrigue Jean (Lost Song) takes a fearless, unflinching look at the reality of addiction in this tough-minded docudrama set in the bleak milieu of hustlers and junkies in Montreal.
Style: realistic, disturbing, touching, bleak, serious
Plot: gay, prostitute, male nudity, gay sex, male prostitute, life is a bitch, misfit, drug abuse, youth, social misfits, urban ghetto, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Getting Go: The Go Doc Project (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Too shy to make a proper introduction, a recent college grad devises to shoot a documentary about the NYC nightlife scene in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, rough, sexy ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 76 min.
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Doubt (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
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A Few Days of Respite (2010)
Genre: Drama
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Story: Mohsen teaches French at the University of Tehran, and Hassan is a photographer. Mohsen and Hassan are also lovers, and in Iran they live in fear, as homosexuality is punishable by death. Tired of denying their love, Mohsen and Hassan flee Iran to ...
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The Sex Movie (2006)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends spend an evening together after time apart. Differences in sex and sexuality reveal deep-rooted conflicts and long-hidden longings.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, psychological, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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José (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guatemala, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: José (19 years old) lives with his mother (50s) in Guatemala: a tough life in one of the world's most dangerous, religious, and impoverished countries. José is her youngest and favorite child, and her life is going to church and selling ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay relationship, religion, male nudity, gay interest, gay sex, sex scene, lgbt, gay slur, love, grandmother, life is a bitch ...
Place: guatemala
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The Lost Coast (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Director/screenwriter Gabriel Fleming (One Thousand Years) explores the subtleties of loneliness, friendship, and sexuality with this tale of two high school friends who are forced to face their unspoken sexual history while wandering the streets of ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, forest, gay best friend, friendship, self discovery, lifestyle, introspection, haunted by the past, hopes, halloween, camping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Fucking Different (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen queer crossovers: lesbian filmmakers from Berlin were asked to make a short film about their idea of male gay love and sexuality and, vice versa, gay men were given the task of making a short film about lesbian sexuality and eroticism.
Style: humorous, sexy, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Seventeen Times Cecile Cassard (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A portrait of a woman, composed of 17 moments from her life.
Style: serious, touching, erotic, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: sexy woman, love and romance, starting over, couples, family problems, gay, gay interest, male nudity, discrimination, death in the family, hotel, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Strapped (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A routine trick propels a tall, dark, cynical hustler into a series of life-changing encounters in this drama. But this amicable and sexually efficient rent boy begins to look at himself differently when he finds himself lost in a maze-like ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
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Two Drifters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a woman named Odete (Ana Cristina De Oliveira) descends into madness and claims to be pregnant with the child of Rui's (Nuno Gil) late lover, Pedro (João Carreira). As grief-stricken Rui mourns ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, serious, stylized ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, breakup, love and romance, male nudity, obsession, insanity, gay relationship, couples, solace, gender, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
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49%
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Days (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Homosexual story between 2 guys, Claudio and Dario.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay, looking for love, love affair, coming out, life is a bitch, breakup, thirtysomething life, couples, infidelity, terminal illness, infected, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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White Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Flight attendant Won-Gyu (Won Tae-Hee) left Korea 2 years ago with painful memories and now comes back. Won-Gyu meets Tae-Joon (Lee Yi-Kyung), who is a quick service delivery man and has a special night with him.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: lgbt, male homosexuality, revenge, gay, haunted by the past, introspection, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, society, gender, gays and lesbians, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea
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47%
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La león (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Deep in the lush river jungles of Argentina, Alvaro lives a solitary existence fishing and harvesting reeds. What sets him apart from the rest of his village is that he is gay. There are no other gay men in his world, his only means of expression is ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay slur, murder, life is a bitch, love and romance, disagreement, couples, isolation, homosexual, immigration, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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47%
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Beauty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tells the story of François van Heerden, a mid-40s, white, Afrikaans-speaking family man living in Bloemfontein, who has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness, and so convinced of his ill-fated existence, that he is ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gays and lesbians, lgbt, life turned upside down, self discovery, family life, disorder, parents and children, husband wife relationship, temptation, pedophilia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa
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Stories of Our Lives (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kenya, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created by the members of a Nairobi-based arts collective — who have removed their names from the film for fear of reprisal — this anthology film that dramatizes true-life stories from Kenya’s oppressed LGBTQ community is both a labour of love ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, stylized, queer cinema ...
Plot: lgbt, gender, life is a bitch, social misfits, gays and lesbians, discrimination, society, misfit, gay, lgbtq, black lgbt, vignette
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, africa
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The Event (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, couples, family problems, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, human nature, gender, life is a bitch, euthanasia, aids, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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