Historical

Our Rating: ★★½☆☆
L Factor: Major lesbian characters
Short Take: It’s the late 1800s in a coastal New Zealand town. A businesswoman and her lover persevere, one marrying a man for cover.

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Gender Bender
Short Take: High flying martial arts fantasy with gender ambiguity and women who are playing male characters.

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: A quirky coming out family comedy set in 1969 Belgium.

Our Rating: ★★★★½
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: A lesbian love story set in 19th century England, with complex characters from opposite ends of the social spectrum, both in their own desperate situations.

Our Rating: ★★☆☆☆
L Factor: Major lesbian content
Short Take: Lesbian erotic parody of Gladiator.

Hammer and Sickle

Our Rating: ★★★½☆
L Factor: Gender Bender
Short Take: This anti-Soviet film is about a woman from a small Russian village who becomes part of an experiment to turn women into men.

Our Rating: ★★½☆☆
L Factor: Minor lesbian content
Short Take: Love and friendship in pre-WWII England, France and Spain.

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Major lesbian content
Short Take: A woman and her maid fall in love in 1940s China. Separated by war, they reunite fifty years later.

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Gender Bender/Major lesbian character
Short Take: Two friends travel from Switzerland to Afghanistan in prewar 1939. One often passes as a man and finds a lover in Tehran.

Our Rating: ★★★★½
L Factor: Subtext
Short Take: Two strong women tested in Nazi Germany