Queer Cinema

If it's queer, it's here! Gay, Lesbian, Queer, Alternative... However you want to label it, this is the place for some of the most compassionate, honest, witty and memorable films at Alice in Videoland. The list below contains works that feature important gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender characters and issues; many using same-sex romance or relationships as an integral plot device. "Queer Documentaries" may be accessed within the "Documentary" feature, left. Right: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Querelle".

A Home at the End of the World (2004)

Director: Michael Mayer
Starring: Colin Farrell, Robin Wright, Dallas Roberts, Sissy Spacek

Best friends and once teen-lovers Bobby (Colin Farrell) and Jonathan (Dallas Roberts) reunite after a long separation. Bobby is now a charismatic het... Read more

Balls ( Manner Wie Wer ) (2004)

Director: Sherry Hormann
Starring: Maximilian Bruckner, Lisa Marie Potthoff

A feel-good comedy from Germany, in which Ecki, a young baker and goalkeeper, is kicked off his homophobic football team when caught drunkenly kissing... Read more

Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013)

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
Starring: Lea Seydoux, Aurelien Recoing, Adele Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Alma Jodor...

A.k.a. "La vie d'Adèle - Chapitres 1 et 2". Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover... Read more

Fellini Satyricon (1969)

Director: Federico Fellini
Starring: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born, Capucine

A decade before 'Caligula', this director crafted a visually stunning look at the decadence and debauchery of ancient Rome. Complete with hermaphrodit... Read more

All the Queen's Men (2001)

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky
Starring: Matt LeBlanc, Eddie Izzard, James Cosmo, Nicolette Krebitz, Udo Kier, Edward Fox...

Humour mixes with heroics when Matt LeBlanc stars as O'Rourke, a WWII American army officer assigned to lead a ragtag group of British special agents.... Read more

Show Me Love (1998)

Director: Lukas Moodysson
Starring: Rebecca Liljeberg, Erica Carlon, Alexandra Dahlstrom

Aka 'Fucking Amal'. Elin and Agnes are two teenage girls growing up in a small Swedish town. Elin is bored with her life in a community where things a... Read more

Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Julie Walters, Wallace Shawn

The sexual life and personal relationships of English playwright Joe Orton are unflinchingly presented in this no-holds-barred dramatic account. Gary... Read more

The Fluffer (2001)

Director: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland
Starring: Michael Cunio, Roxanne Day, Scott Gurney, Taylor Negron, Guinevere Turner, Debor...

Johnny Rebel is a charismatic heterosexual man who makes his living acting in gay porn. His live in girlfriend Babylon is a stripper so she understand... Read more

Thelma (2017)

Director: Joachim Trier
Starring: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen

A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are... Read more

Behind the Candelabra (2013)

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Debbie Reynolds, Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Rob Lowe, Scott Bakul...

Before Elvis, before Elton John, Madonna and Lady Gaga, there was Liberace: virtuoso pianist, outrageous entertainer and flamboyant star of stage and... Read more