The Kids are All Right is a great film, that just happens to be about lesbians. And Cholodenko has not just made a film about lesbians feel mainstream, or a good movie about lesbians, or even a smart summer movie: she has made a great film.
Beanpole depicts the two young women in Leningrad in 1945, the aftermath of the war and after the trauma of the Siege of Leningrad. It explores the co-dependency of the two very different characters, Iya and Masha, both numbed and damaged and struggling to rebuild their lives.
Allure is about Laura Drake , an emotionally disturbed young woman who works as a house cleaner for her father’s company in an urban environment. One day, Laura meets an unhappy teenager named Eva while on the job. The pair forms an unexpected connection, and Laura eventually convinces Eva […]