Since the beginning of the universe, we’ve been taught by our society and elders that a man marrying a woman is the most authentic relationship. It is the ‘norm’ of the cosmos. This results in people staying completely aloof to their true feelings. It might stray them away from a path they are naturally made for but never dare to explore because it questions the norms of the society. Discovering one’s sexuality is not always straightforward. It may be an entire process for some people with an array of different phases and experiences. Some might know it all along for it may come to them as naturally as breathing.
Being confused about one’s sexuality finds its root cause inside the everyday household where there are no free-flowing conversations about the same. Some traditional orthodox might claim that being homosexual or bisexual is new culture adapted from the west. However, there have been subtle references of homosexuality in the Kamasutra which can be traced back in the 400 B.C.
It has been rightly said that cinema is a reflection of our society. Our ideas, methodologies, choices and even our thought processes give birth to the story of a film in an exaggerated manner. Let’s take a look at these 10 best movies which explains the concept of confused sexuality in a broader sense.
1. Heavenly Creatures
New Zealand director Peter Jackson directed a drama movie called Heavenly Creatures in 1994. This story is about the two girls who are stylish and compelling. At the Venice International Film Festival, Film won the Silver Lion. The main assertion deals with the connection between two women, Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme. Heavenly Creatures is based on a true story in real life who murder Parker’s mother. Fran Walsh is the co-writer of this story.
2. Breaking The Waves
Lars von Trier directed a movie in 1996 name as breaking the Waves. The actresses Emily Watson who played the lead role of Bess was also the Oscar-nominated. Breaking the Waves” is showing emotion and spiritually difficult, concerning about a women, she sacrifices herself to sexual brutality to avoid wasting the lifetime of the person she loves. The Film won the Grand Prix at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.
3. American Beauty
Sam Mendes direct a drama film in 1999 name as American Beauty. The film is delineated beauty and private satisfaction. The show is regarding the one that don’t wish to mature because he doesn’t wish to lose hope for his true love. Film specialize in love, sex, beauty, materialism, self-liberation, and redemption. The film wins Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Original script, and best filming. This show was written by Alan Ball.
Pariah be a story of 17-year-old African lady grasp her identity as a lesbian. Alike’s friend Laura also be a lesbian who has come back to terms together with her gender. Alike starts to pay longer with Bina, however her mother doesn’t approve of her decisions, and forces her to be a female. Pariah’ has been same to be one among the simplest films to the touch the topic of confused gender, ever.
5. Fat Girl
Fat Girl is directed by Catherine Breillat. Mr. Catherine Breillat is French movies writer and director too. This movie is about the two sisters Anais (a 12 years old girl) and Elena (a 15 years old girl). They went vacation with their parents; on vacation they realize their sexual attitudes. Fat Girl is a true story of fascinated by the physical and psychological details of sex. The film won the France Culture Award at the metropolis festival and Manfred Salzgeber Award in 2001 at Berlin International competition.