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By Alison Darren

This A-Z advisor to lesbians and lesbianism within the videos comprises stories, gossip, proof and remark on over 2 hundred movies, together with particularly lesbian motion pictures comparable to "Go Fish" and "Desert Hearts" in addition to movies with a lesbian personality or subject matter, like "The kid's Hour" and "The Hunger".>

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Blood On Her Lips: see under DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS Born in Flames 1983 Director: Lizzie Borden. Country: US. Screenplay: Lizzie Borden. Production company: Lizzie Borden. Duration: 80 mins, colour Casf: Honey (Honey), Jeanne Satterfield (Adelaide Morris), Adele Bertei (Isabel), Flo Kennedy (Zella Wylie) Ten years after a peaceful socialist revolution in America, things still look pretty bad for women generally. As the economy worsens, the underground Women's Army tries to recruit black and white women from two pirate radio stations and the Socialist Party's newspaper to help fight the cause.

Director Russ Meyer's style of psychological sex drama - a genre he has made all his own - is fully realized in this blissfully trashy melodrama that is filled to the brim with sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. The fab and groovy 1960s are where it's at, a time of twangy guitars and electric organs. The Carrie Nations pop group becomes the latest thing and 'Z-Man's' parties are the place to be. The 'chicks' succumb to the heady mixture of grass and free love (all pretty up-front stuff, 21 LES BICHES where a typical pick-up line - from the lips of a woman - goes something like, 'You're a groovy boy.

Back in 1972 the main problem with this film was that such a lesbian style-fest drama was the last type of movie lesbians actually wanted to see. Sophisticated and wickedly funny it may be, but at the time lesbians desperately needed some compassionate realism and were longing for romantic drama (it would be another thirteen years before DESERT HEARTS appeared). See it now, though, and be amazed. Die Bitteren Tranen der Petra von Kant: see under THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT 26 BLACK WIDOW Black Widow 1987 Director: Bob Rafelson.

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