Quest for Love (1988)

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Set against a political backdrop in Africa, the story spanning several years, unfolds around the powerful interaction between two women, their strong sexual allure, and their search to find meaning through it all.


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13 November 2005 | jomorton
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| Helena Nogueira's lesbian love story...
Set against political turmoil in Southern Africa, the film uses flashbacks to create a rhythm between Alexandra's memory and her current self-discovery, climaxing in her reunion with Dorothy. It is a complex structure, but Nogueira manages to create a film of emotional power, and presents us with three-dimensional lesbian characters - one experiencing conflicts regarding her role, the other at ease with herself and her sexual orientation.

More than ten years after its release in 1988, it still comes across as a powerful and complex portrait of political and sexual themes within a contemporary South African setting.

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Release Date:

11 November 1988

Language

English


Country of Origin

South Africa

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