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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".

Midnight Cowboy (Blu-ray) (1969)

7.8/10
Director: John Schlesinger
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles

A landmark American film, the first X-rated movie to gain mainstream acceptance and Hollywood laurels: a British director, John Schlesinger, starkly a... Read more

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

7.9/10
Director: John Schlesinger
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles

A landmark American film, the first X-rated movie to gain mainstream acceptance and Hollywood laurels: a British director, John Schlesinger, starkly a... 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

Flesh (1968)

5.7/10
Director: Paul Morrissey
Starring: Joe Dallesandro, Geraldine Smith, Morris Bradell

Andy Warhol's underground classic stars Joe Dallesandro as Joe who takes to the streets and meets an assortment of grotesque, hilarious, poignant and... Read more

The Killing Of Sister George (1968)

7.1/10
Director: Robert Aldrich
Starring: Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne

About a soap opera actress (Beryl Reid) who fears her character 'Sister George' is due to be 'killed'. The story follows her deteriorating relationshi... Read more

Les Biches ( Bad Girls ) (1968)

7.2/10
Director: Claude Chabrol
Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacqueline Sassard

This story revolves around Frederique and Why, two lesbian lovers in love with the same man. Jean-Louis Trintignant and Jacqueline Sassard star. Read more

The Leather Boys (1966)

7.3/10
Director: Sidney J Furie
Starring: Rita Tushingham, Dudley Sutton, Colin Campbell

A bold and engaging drama set against the decadent motorcycle clubs of 1960s England. Rita Tushingham ('A Taste of Honey') and Colin Campbell star as... Read more

The Haunting (1963)

7.6/10
Director: Robert Wise
Starring: Claire Bloom, Julie Harris, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn

This nerve-jangling adaptation of Shirley Jackson's 'The Haunting of Hill House' centres on a gathering at a Boston mansion. An anthropologist, a disb... Read more

Victim (1962)

6.2/10
Director: Basil Dearden
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price

Dirk Bogarde, Britain's most popular matinee idol, risked his career to portray Melville Farr, a closeted gay lawyer, at a time when homosexual acts w... Read more

Victim (Blu-ray) (1962)

7.7/10
Director: Basil Dearden
Starring: Dennis Price, Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms

Dirk Bogarde, Britain's most popular matinee idol, risked his career to portray Melville Farr, a closeted gay lawyer, at a time when homosexual acts w... Read more