Polish films about lesbians

The list of the best Polish films about lesbians, selected by the visitors of our site: United States of Love, Benedetta, The Duke of Burgundy, The Lure, I, Olga Hepnarova, The Favourite, Disobedience, Suicide Room, Gia, Carol.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryPoland, Sweden
Duration01:43
CharactersLesbians, Housewives
PlotLove, Dancing, Death, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, Hospitals, Poland
StyleAction, Touching

Poland, 1990. The first euphoric year of freedom, but also of uncertainty for the future. Four apparently happy women of different ages decide it's time to change their lives, and fulfill their desires.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Netherlands, Belgium
CharactersLesbians, Nuns
PlotPassion, Religious
PlaceItaly
StyleWomens in main roles

In the late 17th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s impact on life in the community is immediate and momentous.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:44
CharactersLesbians, Insects, Maids
PlotPassion, Obsession, Loneliness
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Makes me think

Day in and day out, lovers Cynthia and Evelyn enact an elaborate sadomasochistic fantasy as mistress and maid. But as their ritual of domination and submission begins to turn stale, Cynthia yearns for something more conventional, while Evelyn tries to push their taboos even further.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama, music
CountryPoland
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Monsters, Serial killers, Mermaids
PlotDancing, Investigation, Obsession, Body exchange, Weapon
PlaceShips, Night Clubs
StyleTense, Depressive, Disturbing

Two mermaid sisters, who end up performing at a nightclub, face cruel and bloody choices when one of them falls in love with a beautiful young man.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCzech Republic, Poland, France, Slovakia
Duration02:18
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Killers, Criminals, Psychiatrists
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Loneliness, Death, Mental disorders
PlacePrison, Court, Psychiatric hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Serious

Olga is a complex young woman desperate to break free from her unfeeling family and social conventions. With her Louise Brooks-like tomboyish looks she drags herself, chain-smoking, from one job to another until she appears to find her niche as a truck driver. Although she has female lovers she does not form a bond with any of them; instead she clashes, time and again, venting herself in wordless emotional outbursts and other behavioural extremes.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersKings, Lesbians, Maids
PlotOn real events, Love triangle, Political, Jealousy, Intrigue
PlaceEngland
Time18th century
StyleOscars

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Strong women, Jews, Fathers
PlotLove, Death, Funeral
PlaceEngland, Metro, Cemetery, London
StyleSoulful, By books, Explicit scenes

A woman learns about the death of her Orthodox Jewish father, a rabbi. She returns home and has romantic feelings rekindled for her best childhood friend, who is now married to her cousin.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryPoland
Duration01:52
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotVirtual Reality, Mental disorders
PlacePoland
StyleAction, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

Dominik is an ordinary boy. He's got loads of friends, the hottest girl in school, rich parents and money to spend on brand-name clothes. But one innocent kiss with a mate changes everything. He begins to isolate himself from the outside world, spending all his time on his computer. He meets an anonymous girl who introduces him to the "suicide room", a place from which there is no escape. Caught in a trap woven of his own emotions, Dominik becomes entangled in a web of intrigue and gradually loses what he cherishes most.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersLesbians, Models
PlotOn real events, Mental disorders
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Explicit scenes

Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, Gia quickly shoots to the top of the modeling world. When Cooper dies of lung cancer, however, Gia turns to drugs – and both she and her career begin to spiral out of control.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:35
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Lawyers
PlotTravel, Passion, Relationship, Art, Love with age difference
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Gloomy, Serious

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, Spain
Duration02:59
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlotFirst love
PlaceFrance
StyleExplicit scenes

Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:01
CharactersLesbians, Scammers, Friends, Maids, Orphans
PlotLove, Revenge, Passion, Betrayal, Jealousy
PlaceJapan, Mansions, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Disturbing

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersParents
PlotPassion, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders, Ballet
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Explicit scenes, Serious

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:49
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Serial killers, Killers, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Revenge
PlaceCourt
StyleDepressive

Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:32
CharactersLesbians
PlotDancing
StyleSoulful, Serious

A sensuous and ethereal story of two young women falling in love for the first time. Young, beautiful Àsia lies in a coma, her mother and boyfriend keeping constant vigil by her side. In flashback we see what led up to her accident, her life studying architecture at university, the somewhat overbearing relationship she has with her mother and her passionless relationship with Nathaniel.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:27
CharactersLesbians, Killers, Girlfriends, Directors
PlotLove, Puzzles, Relationship, Investigation, Lost memory
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:49
CharactersLesbians, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Travel, Passion, Loneliness, Mystery
PlaceRussia, Italy, Hotels, Spain, Moscow
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Serious

A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:05
CharactersLesbians, Gay
PlotLove, Passion, Love triangle, Mystery, Date
PlaceCanada
StyleExplicit scenes

An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:36
CharactersLesbians
PlotPassion, Obsession, Seduction
StylePsychological problems

A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
CharactersLesbians
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Mental disorders
PlaceEngland, London
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly contemporary marriages; which inspired one of Woolf's most iconic novels, 'Orlando'.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
CharactersLesbians, Scientists
PlotOn real events
Time19th century
StyleRomantic

In 1840s England, palaeontologist Mary Anning and a young woman sent by her husband to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship. Despite the chasm between their social spheres and personalities, Mary and Charlotte discover they can each offer what the other has been searching for: the realisation that they are not alone. It is the beginning of a passionate and all-consuming love affair that will defy all social bounds and alter the course of both lives irrevocably.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlotLove, Obsession, Friendship, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Boarding school
StyleSoulful, Touching

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.

Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFinland, Estonia, Russia, Germany
CharactersFellow travelers
PlotRelationship
PlaceTrains, Russia

A Finnish archaeology student escapes an enigmatic lesbian love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk. Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a larger than life Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of compartment no. 6 to face major truths about human connection.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryRomania, France, Belgium
Duration02:35
CharactersLesbians, Friends, Nuns, Priests
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Religious
StyleSoulful, By books, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive

A drama centered on the friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersLesbians, Orphans
PlotBreakup, Holidays
PlaceParty, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleLight

A young woman's plans to propose to her girlfriend while at her family's annual holiday party are upended when she discovers her partner hasn't yet come out to her conservative parents.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersLesbians, Mafia, Lovers
PlotRobbery, Passion, Seduction
PlaceWomen's Prison
StyleAction, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Corky, a tough female ex-convict working on an apartment renovation in a Chicago building, meets a couple living next door, Caesar, a paranoid mobster, and Violet, his seductive girlfriend, who is immediately attracted to her.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersLesbians
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby, to a stroke. Linda and Amy struggle with feminist issues in 1972. And, in 2000, Kal and Fran try to have a baby with the help of sperm donor.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:22
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Sisters
PlotDancing, Tennis, True love
PlaceLondon
StyleSoulful, Touching

I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another woman, Leyla, a British Indian. The movie is distributed by Enlightenment Productions. It was released in different theatres between 2008 and 2009. The DVD was released on 4 May 2009. The movie is directed by Shamim Sarif and stars Lisa Ray and Sheetal Sheth. The two actresses star in another movie with lesbian characters, namely The World Unseen, released in 2008.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:26
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Friends
PlotPassion, Obsession, Friendship, Gems
PlaceEngland
TimeSummer
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Students
PlotObsession, Friendship, Loneliness, Jealousy, Love with age difference
PlaceLondon
StylePsychological problems

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.





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