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Gay Essential Films To Watch, Watercolors

Watercolors is an multiple Audience Award-winning film 2009 drama film written and directed by David Oliveras. The film tells the story of one young man overwhelming grief of losing his first love and his use of his artistic talents to process his emotions and grief. Tye Olson, Kyle Clare, Greg Louganis and Karen Black star in this film.

Another Country

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Another Country

The film Another Country was directed by Marek Kanievska. Julian Mitchell wrote both the script for the original play of the same name as well as the screenplay for the adapted film which was released in 1984. Starring well-known actors, Colin Firth and Rupert Everett, Another Country shines the spotlight on the life of Guy Bennett’s early life as a homosexual in public school life in the 1930s, Marxist influences in his life and the Burgess-Maclean spy scandal of the 1950s.


Gay Essential Films To Watch, Wilde

Released in 1997, the film Wilde tells the story of British genius playwright and poet Oscar Wilde. Directed by Brian Gilbert the biographical drama stars Stephen Fry in the lead role, Orlando Bloom, Jude Law, Jennifer Ehle and Ioan Gruffudd. The film’s screenplay was based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Oscar Wilde written by Richard Ellmann.

Suicide Room

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Suicide Room (Sala Samobójców)

Suicide Room is an award-winning Polish film that tells the dark and disturbing story of teenage bullying. Released in 2011 the film crosses the genres of drama and thriller. The film was written and directed by Jan Komasa. The premiere of Suicide Room was held at The Berlin International Film Festival in 2011. Jakub Gierszał takes centre stage in the film.

The Blue Hour

Gay Essential Films To Watch, The Blue Hour (อนธการ)

The directorial debut of Thai filmmaker Anucha Boonyawatana, The Blue Hour (อนธการ), is a stirring gay romance comprised with haunting undercurrents. The film tells the story of a gay youth named Tam (Atthaphan Poonsawas) who meets a lover named Phum (Oabnithi Wiwattanawarang) at an abandoned pool.

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