Today is Valentine’s Day and we probably all think about how and where to spend this day with our loved ones. Celebrating Valentine’s Day at home is a choice for some and some will have to do so due to mandatory isolation or other reasons. Valentine spent at home needs one or two queer films to keep you company.
That’s why we present 10 queer films that you may not have seen or can watch again.
The famous movie Carol released in 2015 is considered to be one of the cult classic queer films and its absence from this list is unforgivable. The story revolves around the relationship between Carol and Teresa in 1950s America, and is a screen adaptation of one of the first queer authors, Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel The Price of Salt. Perfect for fans of melodramas and exciting plot or just, Cate Blanchett, if you have not seen the movie yet, you will really like it.
Tru Love (2013)
Tru Love is a 2013 Canadian film that tells the story of a beautiful relationship between Tru and Ellis and once again shows that love is a boundless concept that recognizes no framework, including age difference.
Maurice is a 1987 British melodrama that was nominated for a 1988 Academy Award. The story is based on the 1971 story of the same name, starring famous British actors James Wilby and Hugh Grant. So if you are interested in 80s movies or English romantic drama, you will definitely like Maurice.
Tinatin Shavgulidze’s film Comets released in 2019 is one of the first Georgian queer films. Georgian viewers know the main actors Nino Kasradze and Ketevan Gegeshidze well. The story revolves around the love of these two characters and is a very good choice for spending a pleasant Valentine’s evening.
Cloudburst is a beautiful American film from 2011, which tells the story of the love between two women, Stella and Dot, and takes the audience on a journey with them on the America-Canada road, where the couple tries to legalize marriage. Beautiful shots, soundtracks and an exciting love story will definitely make you happy on Valentine’s Eve, and who knows, you may even cry once or twice.
God’s Own Country (2017)
God’s Own Country is another British melodrama released in 2017. The story is about the relationship between John from Yorkshire and a Romanian emigrant, George, and will help you to spend Valentine’s Eve peacefully.
The Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls in Love (1995)
The Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls in Love is an American film released in 1995. The story revolves around the love of two teenagers and reminds you of classic 90s movies.
Holding the Man (2015)
The 2015 Austrian melodrama Holding the Man is based on the memoirs of Austrian actor and activist Timothy Konigreev. The story revolves around Timothy and John’s relationship, and among many other important issues, deals with the 1980s HIV/AIDS epidemic and is quite emotional to watch, so if you are not afraid of tears, “Holding the Man” will be the best choice for Valentine’s Eve.
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
The Kids Are All Right is a 2010 family drama starring Julianne Moore and Annette Benning. The film focuses on the difficulties faced by queer families and at the same time tells the story of Nicole and Jules’s beautiful love which is full of obstacles.
Imagine me and you (2015)
Imagine me and you is a 2015 British film starring Lina Headey and Piper Perado. The film tells the story of the relationship between Rachel and Lucy, which faces a number of difficulties. Imagine me and you is definitely the best choice for a quiet and light Valentine’s eveni