Valentine is around the corner, eating out and going to the movie is the most coveted activities for most lovers. In case you prefer to tuck your self and your love one comfy and warm at home, here are some gay movies to watch this valentine selected by me for you to watch.
Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.
Director: Daniel Ribeiro
Writer: Daniel Ribeiro (script)
Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim
In contemporary London, a Cambodian Chinese mother mourns the untimely death of her son. Her world is further disrupted by the presence of a stranger. We observe their difficulties in trying to connect with one another without a common language, as through a translator they begin to piece together memories of a man they both loved.
Director: Hong Khaou
Writer: Hong Khaou
Stars: Pei-pei Cheng, Ben Whishaw, Andrew Leung
Broadway star Ryan Steele (Newsies, Matilda) makes his big screen début as a young gay dancer in New York City in Alan Brown‘s sensitive drama Five Dances. Collaborating with internationally renowned choreographer Jonah Bokaer, writer-director Brown has taken five gifted New York dancers, and fashioned a story about Chip (the wonderfully handsome Ryan Steele in his first film role), an extraordinarily talented 18 year-old recently arrived from Kansas who joins a small downtown modern dance company.
Director(s): Alan Brown
Starring: Ryan Steele, Reed Luplau, Luke Murphy, Catherine Miller, Kimiye Corwin
Do you remember your first love? Sieger and Marc are part of an all-boys athletics club, training hard for the relay championships. During their lakeside summer days, an innocent friendship develops into something deeper, but coming to terms with these new emotions is a hurdle they have to overcome. At first, Sieger denies his attraction to Marc. But then, they kiss…
Director: Mischa Kamp
Writers: Henk Burger (dramatist), Jaap-Peter Enderle, 1 more credit »
Stars: Gijs Blom, Ko Zandvliet, Jonas Smulders
Around midnight, a stylish young couple and their exuberant transvestite maid prepare for an orgy. Their guests will be The Slut, The Star, The Stud and The Teen. Each comes with their own dark and impassioned secrets, unravelled in sequences and flashbacks, in a night that will stay with you long after.
Writer-director Yann Gonzalez’ sensual and erotic début played to critical-acclaim during Critics’ Week at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, and stars former international footballer, Eric Cantona and cult legend, Beatrice Dalle (BETTY BLUE) in this kitsch ode to love and lust.
With electrifying music by M83, helmed by Anthony Gonzalez, YOU AND THE NIGHT evokes the style and substance of Almodovar, Ozon and Lynch.
Directed By: Yann Gonzalez
Starring: Kate Moran, Niels Schneider, Nicolas Maury, Eric Cantona, Fabienne Babe, Alain Fabien Delon, Julie Brémond et la participation de Béatrice Dalle.
Adele’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 and ultimately finds herself through love and loss. Everything that two young women do on the screen is an absorbing drama. Hearts will break, but eventually life will go on.
Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
Cast: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Aurelie Lemanceau
In this perfectly crafted American drama, openly gay Ernesto (Marcus DeAnda) and closeted Gabe (Bill Heck) grapple with the sad tribulations of being gay in a small, working-class Texas town. This Sundance smash is a truly uplifting love story about male intimacy, the heartache of unsuccessful relationships and the transformative power of love.
“I need to get on with my life,” Ernesto pronounces as he kicks out live-in ex-boyfriend Luis. Macho yet sensitive, Ernesto still carries a hopeless torch for his other ex-lover, Martin. Meanwhile, down-to-earth building contractor Gabe seeks solace with his ex-wife and six year-old daughter while pining over the loss of his relationship with Chuck. Trying to find connection amidst formidable loneliness — this is the story of Ernesto and Gabe.
Starring: Amy Seimetz, Marcus DeAnda, Bill Heck
BEYOND THE WALLS (Hors Les Murs)
Paulo, a young pianist, meets Ilir, a double-bass player originally from Albania. It’s love at first sight. Confronted by Anka, Paulo finds himself out on the street. Despite Ilir’s misgivings, Paulo moves in with him. One day, when Paulo promises that he will love Ilir for the rest of his life, Ilir leaves the city and doesn’t return. A few days later, Paulo finds out that Ilir is in jail, and the two lovers embark on an heart-breaking relationship.
Amazing movies if you are a gay friendly person. But don’t get us wrong. Keep this in mind while watching the movies “The movies are not reflecting the 100% of homosexual’s lifestyle and the way of thinking”. These are just Ah-mazing movies!”. Read also: 10 Straight-Directed Films that Got Us Wrong.
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