Not sure about the society, but film fraternity has been certainly the biggest supporters of lesbians and gays. However, it’s true at the same time that not too many movies are made on this subject. Fears of controversy clouds always cover the investors while making such movies. But, in contrast to something that has been occurring, 2018 is going to be different. Interesting here is to mention that there are 7 movies in 2018, those are based on lesbian subjects. Moreover, some of these upcoming movies of 2018 are from renowned production houses, involving big star cast. Check out the list below.
This movie is inspired by the life of lyricist/singer Alyssa Robbins and Brooklyn musician Becks. Her breakup with girlfriend (Hayley Kiyoko) has been portrayed in an absolutely touchy fashion. Their quest in the movie is inspiring. This musical drama can be interesting for all audience; not just the lesbians.
This is an intense lesbian love story certainly coming after a big gap. The movie is an adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s novel with same name. Romance between Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams, and their struggle in a typical Jewish community has been showcased in a very genuine way. The intense romance between the leading ladies bagged a lot of commendation in Toronto film festival, though critics loved its music as well.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post:
This movie is an adaptation of Emily M.Danforth’s contemporary novel. It has been premiered at Sundance, and bagged a huge reception. In fact, the movie managed to bag the U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize at the festival.
This can be a fine choice for those who love the thriller genre. It’s moreover a biological thriller based on the actual story of Lizzie Borden. It is here to mention that Lizzie was initially accused of murdering her father and stepmother. Kirsten Stewart is brilliant as ever in the movie.
Vita and Virginia:
The movie has been set in the backdrops of 1920. Elizabeth Debicki and Gemma Arterton are simply incredible in the movie. Especially, their intense romance portrayed in a periodic frame can be amazing for every classic cinema lover.
My Days of Mercy:
Having an ensemble cast of Ellen Page and Kate Mara, the movie has many elements to attract true film enthusiast. Chemistry between the leading ladies has been showcased in an absolutely intriguing fashion. It is considered the most awaited lesbian movies of the year.
Tell It to the Bees:
The movie is based on the novel of Fiona Shaw’s novel ‘Tell it to the Bees’. It’s one of the finest romantic drama based on the classic set-up of 1950. Anna Paquin and Holliday Graihger have simply nailed it in the movie through their performance. It gives a strong social message as well.
So, which one is going to be your favourite. Do let us know.