Syd is an ambitious aspiring photo editor at a magazine, and Lucy is a once-famous photographer who lives in the same building as Syd. Circumstance If there is an emotional equivalent to getting doored by a parked car, Circumstance is it. The Handmaiden With The Handmaiden, Park Chan-wook delivered the greatest Shakespearean lesbian love story and long-con crime-caper period piece ever made. I only see Robin Weigert serving up Julianne Moore domestic malaise realness. Kim Tae-ri and Kim Min-hee star as a pair of women who have too long lived under the rule of men, and while the two meet each other as marks in a scam, they come together as coconspirators in a most surprising way. Not to mention, the Marvel big bad Thanos took over over Earth in hopes of obtaining a collection of fine jewelry. The two also meet an ill foreign woman named Anouk Fanny Ardant , who they try to cleanse through Kabbalah. Indie cinema was at its peak, and we were still romanticizing working at video stores. Page is Lucy, the daughter of a man about to die on death row, and Mara is Mercy, a woman who she meets at an anti-death-penalty vigil. No list of lesbian love stories would be complete without some schoolgirls who are also secret government agents, duty bound to apprehend a baddie Jordana Brewster who has a love thing burgeoning with one of the D. Desert Hearts In this period piece set in , an English professor named Vivian Helen Shaver divorces her husband and sets out for the West. During her time abroad, she falls for a blind activist named Khanum Sayani Gupta. Gia In her younger years, Angelina Jolie made a habit of playing women who were devastatingly compelling, and constantly on the edge of shattering. The fantasy stops, however, when the two young lovers are torn asunder by prejudice and the pangs of being a teen in a space not safe for young queers. The first If These Walls was based around the theme of abortion, but the sequel delves into three stories of three different lesbian couples living in different decades. But when they reunite on the occasion of one getting married, it gives them a chance to realize affections that have been long-since buried. Gia looked for love and fulfillment in so many of the wrong places, but was too far gone to take refuge in the loving relationship she did have with her girlfriend Linda Elizabeth Mitchell.