Lesbian films 1999

Better Than Chocolate

Better Than Chocolate is a lesbian-themed drama written by Peggy Thompson and directed by Anne Wheeler. Two young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together. Meanwhile, Maggie’s well-meaning but naive mother Lila gets divorced and decides to move to Vancouver and join the household. Soon after, Lila is befriended by Judy, a transsexual about to undergo a sex-change operation. Complications ensue as the conservative Lila learns the truth about Maggie, Judy, and their diverse group of friends. Maggie and Kim are portrayed by Karyn Dwyer and Christina Cox.

Aimée & Jaguar

Aimée & Jaguar is a 1999 German drama film set in Berlin during World War II. Berlin 1943/44 (“The Battle of Berlin”). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is desperate for love. An unusual and passionate love between them blossoms despite the danger of persecution and nightly bombing raids.

But I’m a Cheerleader

But I’m a Cheerleader is an american lesbian-themed movie written by Brian Wayne Peterson and directed by Jamie Babbit. Megan is an all-American girl. She’s a cheerleader and has a boyfriend, but she doesn’t like kissing him very much, and she’s pretty tactile with her cheerleader friends, and she only has pictures of girls up in her locker. Her parents and friends conclude that she *must* be gay and send her off to “sexual redirection” school, full of admittedly homosexual misfits, where she can learn how to be straight. Will Megan be turned around to successful heterosexuality, or will she succumb to her love for the beautiful Graham? The protagonists are portrayed by Natasha Lyonne, Michelle Williams and Clea DuVall.

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