Julie Johnson is a drama directed by Bob Gosse. A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of realizing one’s potential and being willing to turn one’s life upside down to take a chance on finding happiness. Claire, Julie’s best friend, goes along with Julie’s secret quest and eventually moves in with her. Both women are on a search to realize their dreams and come to terms with their love for each other. Claire & Julie are portrayed by Courtney Love and Lili Taylor.
Amour de femme
Un amour de femme, from the series Combats de femme, is a 2001 French film directed by Sylvie Verheyde about Jeanne, a married woman who has an affair with a female dance instructor named Marie. Jeanne attends the birthday party of a friend of her husbands. There she meets a dancer named Marie and there is instant chemistry between them. Jeanne falls for Marie and they embark on an extramarital affair. The relationship is ended when Jeanne tells her husband and he makes her choose between them. Since there is a child involved Jeanne first decides to stay with David. Later she realizes the mistake she has made.
Treading Water is a lesbian themed film written by Lauren Himmel and Julia Hollinger, produced and directed by Lauren Himmel. It stars Angela Redman and Nina Landey and was released in the USA in 2001. Casey has rejected her privileged upbringing and restores old boats for a living. She lives with her beautiful social worker girlfriend Alex in what seems like a cozy new life until her stuffy family demands that she come home for Christmas, without Alex.
Kissing Jessica Stein
Kissing Jessica Stein is a 2001 independent romantic comedy, written and co-produced by the film’s stars, Jennifer Westfeldt and Heather Juergensen. Here is a synopsis of the series: Jessica Stein is a single, straight, successful, journalist, part of a bonded Jewish family living in New York City, who finds herself not as straight as she thought when Jessica meets and begins an intense friendship with career woman Helen Cooper which ultimately leads to romance.
Lost and Delirious
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 swiftly from academic routine, homesickness, and girlish silliness to the darker region of lover’s intrigue.