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The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010)
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The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully unaware that she is a lesbian,recording her thoughts and exploits in a coded diary. When her lover Mariana Belcombe makes a marriage of convenience to rich old Charles Lawton,she feels betrayed and,although Mariana visits and has sex with her,the relationship is going nowhere. Helped by old flame Tib she makes a play for innocent Miss Browne but sees she is barking up the wrong tree and diverts herself by renovating the family hall. A drunken Tib almost exposes her secret and scornful mine-owner Christopher Rawson,whose marriage proposal she rejects,tells her that her sexuality is a subject of local gossip. Undeterred Anne meets Ann Walker who becomes her new 'wife' and they open a coal-mine ,living happily together. An end title tells us that Anne Lister died prematurely in 1840 on holiday in Russia.
Style: touching, captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbianism, feminism, forbidden love, love and romance, lesbian couple, betrayal, orphan, marriage, marriage of convenience, inheritance, broken heart, diary, reputation, lesbian sex, friendship, friends, gender, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, strong female presence, unfulfillment, lgbt ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire

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