If you're a lover of period pieces, lesbian romance films, or just gorgeous cinema, you're likely planning to spend part of this December catching the new Todd Haynes movie Carol , where Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara play lovers in sumptuous s New York. But fully appreciating the real depth of the film, at least from a historical perspective, needs a little research first. Carol isn't just a stand-alone piece; it's the latest in a tradition of lesbian cinema across the world , one that has changed and shifted according to societal mores and the history of film itself. And it's certainly not just about Cate Blanchett's cheekbones. Although we could all watch a close-up of those for two hours and consider it money well spent.
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Jude Dry. Brodie , despite initial reservations. Angst-ridden teenagers come in all shapes and predilections, a fact this prettily gritty coming-of-age film celebrates. If that entirely subjective and thoroughly provocative statement has any merit, the reason would be childhood. Gay people become self-reflective early; you become acutely aware of the world around you by observing your place outside of it.