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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Original name: Portrait de la jeune fille en feu
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the 18th century, an artist is commissioned to paint a young woman's wedding portrait.
Style: touching, scenic, disturbing, sexy, romantic, erotic, thought provoking, feminist film, art house, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian sex, lesbian attraction, painting, lesbian romance, painter, lgbt, lesbianism, portrait, female protagonist, arranged marriage, lesbian couple, love, forbidden love, female artist, lgbtq, island, female nudity, abortion, beach, artist, forced marriage, fire ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, 1700s
Place: brittany, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, erotic, queer cinema and realistic films with plots about lesbian, lgbt, lesbian kiss, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lgbtq and lesbianism mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Portrait of a Lady on Fire: Carol (2015), The World to Come (2020), Ammonite (2020), Water Lilies (2007), The Handmaiden (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: sexy, emotional, serious, erotic, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, forbidden love, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, age difference, women, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, road trip ...
Time: 50s, year 1952, year 1953, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, usa
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The World to Come (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two women who forge a close connection despite their isolation in the mid-19th-century American frontier.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian couple, female protagonist, isolation, husband wife relationship, couple relations, lgbt, death, nature, star crossed lovers ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, victorian era
Place: new york state
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Ammonite (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 1840s England, an infamous fossil hunter and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
Style: disturbing, realistic, intellectual, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, female scientist, female protagonist, scientific discovery, scientist, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: london
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92%
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Water Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during a sultry summer in a French suburb, Marie is desperate to join the local pool's synchronized swimming team, but is her interest solely for the sake of sport or for a chance to get close to Floriane, the bad girl of the team? Sciamma, ...
Style: psychological, sexy, romantic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, coming of age, teenage sexuality, lesbian love, lesbianism, loss of virginity, friendship, teenage girl, youth, gender, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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The Handmaiden (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 145 min.
Story: 1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. ...
Style: erotic, sexy, melancholic, sexual, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lust, lesbianism, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, seduction, female nudity, sex, maid, inheritance ...
Time: 1930s
Place: japan, south korea, tokyo
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Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, depressing, sexy, sincere, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, forbidden love, female nudity, infidelity, lesbian attraction, orthodox jew, funeral ...
Place: london
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72%
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Summertime (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.
Style: erotic, sexy, sincere, sweet, feminist film ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, mother daughter relationship, farm, feminism, female nudity, love, farmer, countryside, cow ...
Time: year 1971, year 1976, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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100%
Tell It to the Bees (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the ...
Style: sad, psychological, thought provoking, touching, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, intolerance, emotional abuse, lgbtq, female doctor, lesbian interest ...
Time: 50s, year 1952
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Vita & Virginia (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly ...
Style: factual, sentimental, psychological, captivating, queer cinema
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, first lesbian experience, polyamory, female writer, bisexual woman, feminism, anxiety ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
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100%
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Summerland (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.
Style: melancholic, sincere, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: love, world war two, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, lgbtq, schoolboy, flashback ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s
Place: london
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100%
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Purple Sea (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 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 uniquely engaging portrait of family, community and gender roles in ...
Style: serious, touching, sexy, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbianism, gender, lesbian sex, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, village life, island, lesbian couple ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sicily, italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: touching, sexy, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, self discovery, first lesbian experience, prostitute, lesbian interest, lesbian mother, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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Kiss Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mia (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and Frida (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, serious, erotic ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, coming out, female orgasm, love and romance, romance, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: stockholm sweden, europe, spain, eastern europe, barcelona ...
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80%
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Benedetta (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The story of Sister Benedetta Carlini, a 15th century nun who was hailed as a visionary but later accused of fabricated miracles, homosexuality and other charges, and imprisoned for 35 years.
Style: sexy, lgbt cinema, psychological, erotic, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian, nun, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian romance, convent, catholicism, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, female masturbation, catholic, crucifix ...
Time: 17th century, 15th century
Place: italy, europe, florence
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100%
Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: erotic, touching, emotional, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, forbidden love, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, teachers and students, school, love affair, lesbianism, lesbian sex, teacher student relationship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lost and Delirious (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves ...
Style: touching, romantic, depressing, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian teen, lesbian relationship, lesbian lover, lesbian love, coming of age, girls' boarding school, gender, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Below Her Mouth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.
Style: erotic, sexy, romantic, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, lesbianism, lesbian romance, erotica, lesbian lover, love affair, female orgasm ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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42%
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian teen, lesbianism, sex, coming of age, youth, sexuality, strong sexual content, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
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33%
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Liz in September (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A terminally ill lesbian bonds with a woman who lost her son to cancer.
Style: captivating
Plot: lesbian, lesbian seduction, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian attraction, lesbianism, lesbian love, seduction, lgbtq, relationships, strong female presence, seductress ...
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100%
Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, divorce, romance, self discovery, gender, gay, coming out, stereotypes, depression ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: nevada, san francisco, usa
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100%
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian sex, coming out, gays and lesbians, self discovery, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, europe, london, jordan
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38%
Jenny's Wedding (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jenny Farrell is getting married. But how will her straight-laced family react when they find out that the woman they thought was their daughter’s roommate is actually her fiancée? As the old-fashioned Farrells attempt to come to terms with the ...
Style: sexy, touching, psychological, humorous, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian romance, coming out, lesbian couple, love, lgbt, lgbtq, marital argument, gay lead character, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, cleveland ohio
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50%
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby, to a stroke. Linda and Amy struggle with feminist issues in 1972. And, ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, feminist film, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian bar, feminism, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, gender, lesbian love, woman, lesbian interest ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Cat Skin (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A shy and troubled photography student's life is illuminated when her voyeuristic nature behind the camera lens leads her to a beautiful and confident girl.
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, light, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: lesbian couple, lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbianism, photographer, gay slur, student, couples, love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian sex, lesbian love, sexual relations, lesbian relationship, sex scene, lesbian romance, lesbianism, love and romance, female masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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50%
Anatomy of a Love Seen (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: From Writer/Director Marina Rice Bader (Executive Producer Elena Undone, A Perfect Ending) comes this film within a film that explores love in all its painful and messy glory. Six months ago Zoe and Mal fell for each other while filming a love ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian romance, lgbt, love and romance, love affair, romance, couples, lesbian love, filmmaking, lesbian couple, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Chinese Botanist's Daughters (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the house of a famous Chinese botanist teacher his daughter and a female intern fall in love with each other - a forbidden love that must be kept secret.
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, forbidden love, friendship, intern, lgbt, fall in love, romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Feel Good (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Recovering addict and comedian Mae tries to control the addictive behaviors and intense romanticism that permeate every facet of her life. Life is further complicated by a new and all-consuming relationship with her new girlfriend George.
Style: romantic, witty, touching, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian friend, lesbian lover, tomboy, female comedian, addiction, lesbian couple, comedy club ...
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100%
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Ride or Die (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Rei helps the woman she's been in love with for years escape her abusive husband. While on the run, their feelings for each other catch fire.
Style: romantic, captivating, tense, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian friend, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, domestic violence, sex scene, female masturbation ...
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24%
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The Secrets (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speak out. Naomi, the studious, devoutly religious daughter of a prominent rabbi, convinces her ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, religions or cults, lesbianism, lgbt, rabbi, selflessness, best friends, self discovery, lgbtq, lesbian interest, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%