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Mel & Jenny (2008)
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Mel & Jenny (2008)
Original name: Mein Freund aus Faro
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eternal daydreamer Mel can't wait to quit her sucky catering job and fly to her dream destination: Portugal. Things change when the beautiful Jenny literally crashes into her life when Mel nearly runs her over in her classic BMW. It is love at first sight, however there is just one problem: Jenny mistakenly assumes Mel to be a boy. Despite this, the pair become boyfriend and girlfriend. With Mel attempting to disguise her true gender at every turn, her journey from tomboy to out lesbian is fraught with life-defining dilemmas and sweet surprises.
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, emotional, humorous, sexual, touching, sexy, realistic
Plot: car accident, lesbian, romance, fall in love, false identity, couples, daydreamer, girlfriend, young love, gender disguise, sexual identity, self discovery, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, coming out, relationships, secret love, teenage crush, german, transsexual, beach, teenage girl, nightclub, tunnel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, portugal

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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.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Place: usa
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Bliss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.
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Plot: prostitute, couples, love and romance, fall in love, male nudity, female nudity, homeless, punk rock, refugee, female director, panties pulled down, bare breasts ...
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Tru Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: TRU, 37, is a serial bed-hopping lesbian who cannot commit to a relationship or a job for long...that is, until she meets ALICE, 60, a beautiful widow, who has come to town at the last minute to visit her daughter, SUZANNE, 35, a too-busy corporate ...
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Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: realistic, sexy, sincere, touching, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, coming out, friends, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Doubt (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A gaggle of friends and observers ponder the fate of a relationship as they watch it collapse in this independent drama from the Philippines. Cris (Andoy Ranay) is a documentary filmmaker with a well-regarded body of work and a large community of ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Breathtaking in its subtle beauty, Harvest is an achingly romantic tale of an innocent but ever increasingly passionate affair that develops between two simple farmhands. Life on a farm is all that sullen teen Marco knows- leading a perfunctory and ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, coming out, farm, apprentice, countryside, couples, gender, sexual attraction, coming of age, romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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The Sacred Family (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's Easter in the beach house of a Chilean well-to-do and nowadays family. A self-centered and successful father, a disoriented mother and a son overshadowed by his successful father. The three of them, wait for the arrival of the son's ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, couples, couple relations, gender, gay couple, illegal immigrant, society, love and romance, gays and lesbians, interracial couple, gay latino ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Love Kill Kill (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: erotic, sexy, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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30%
Daniel's Daughter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a woman learns that her father has passed away, she must confront the past (and the town) she left behind.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, psychological, realistic
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Scratch (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
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25%
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Country: Philippines
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Country: Germany
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 91 min.
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