List of LGBT-related films of 2006

This is a list of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender-related films released in 2006. It contains theatrically released films that deal with important gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender characters or issues and may have same-sex romance or relationships as a plot device.

FilmsEdit

Title Director Country Genre Cast Notes
533 Statements Tori Foster Canada Documentary Interviews with young Canadian lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered individuals [1] it premiered at the 2006 Inside Out Film and Video Festival, where it was co-winner with Amnesia: The James Brighton Enigma of the award for 'Best Canadian Feature Film'.[2]
Les Amants du Flore Ilan Duran Cohen France Biopic Anne Mouglais, Lorànt Deutsch, Caroline Sihol, Kal Weber, Clémence Poésy Film about Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, which depicts the latter's lesbian relationships as well. [3]
Another Gay Movie Todd Stephens United States Comedy Michael Carbonaro, Jonah Blechman, Jonathan Chase, Mitch Morris, Ashlie Atkinson and Scott Thompson
Antônia – O Filme Tata Amaral Brazil Musical, drama Negra Li, Cindy Mendes and Leilah Moreno
Art School Confidential Terry Zwigoff United States Comedy, drama Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, John Malkovich, Anjelica Huston, Jim Broadbent, Matt Keeslar, Ethan Suplee and Joel David Moore Screenplay by Daniel Clowes, based on his black-and-white comic of the same name
Azuloscurocasinegro Daniel Sánchez Arévalo Spain Drama Quim Gutiérrez, Marta Etura, Antonio de la Torre and Raúl Arévalo a.k.a. Dark Blue Almost Black
Big Bang Love, Juvenile A Takashi Miike Japan Drama Ryuhei Matsuda, Masanobu Andō, Shunsuke Kubozuka, Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Jo Kanamori, Kenichi Endō, Renji Ishibashi, Ryo Ishibashi and Shirō Kazuki a.k.a. 46-okunen no koi
Boy Culture Q. Allan Brocka United States Drama Derek Magyar, Darryl Stephens and Patrick Bauchau Based on the novel of the same name by Matthew Rettenmund
Boys Love Kôtarô Terauchi Japan Drama Yoshikazu Kotani, Takumi Saitoh (credited as Takumi Saito), Hiroya Matsumoto and Masahi Taniguchi
Broken Sky Julián Hernández Mexico Drama Miguel Ángel Hoppe, Fernando Arroyo, Alejandro Rojo, Ignacio Pereda, Klaudia Aragon and Clarissa Rendón a.k.a. El cielo dividido
The Bubble Eytan Fox Israel Drama Ohad Knoller, Yousef Sweid, Daniela Virtzer, Alon Friedman, Zohar Liba, Ruba Blal and Shredy Jabarin a.k.a. Ha-Buah
Bugcrush Carter Smith United States Short, horror Josh Caras, Donald Cumming, Eleonore Hendricks, David Tennent, Alex Toumayan, Billy P. and Harlan Baker 36 mins long
Coffee Date Stewart Wade United States Comedy Jonathan Bray, Wilson Cruz, Jonathan Silverman, Sally Kirkland and Elaine Hendrix Expanded from Wade's short film of the same name
Colma: The Musical Richard Wong United States Musical, drama Jake Moreno, H.P. Mendoza, L.A. Renigen, Sigrid Sutter, Larry Soriano, Brian Raffi, Gigi Guizado, Paul Kolsanoff, Allison Torneros, Kat Kneisel and David Scott Keller
Container Lukas Moodysson Sweden Drama Jena Malone, Peter Lorentzon and Mariha Åberg
Cruel and Unusual Janet Baus, Dan Hunt and Reid Williams United States Documentary focuses on five trans women, three incarcerated and two recently released from prison
The Curiosity of Chance Russell P. Marleau Belgium
United States
Comedy Tad Hilgenbrink and Brett Chukerman
Dasepo Naughty Girls E J-yong South Korea Animation, comedy Kim Ok-vin (credited as Kim Ok-bin), Park Jin-woo, Lee Kyeon, Lee Eun-sung and Yoo Gun a.k.a. Dasepo sonyo; based on the webtoon of the same name by B-rate Dalgung
The Devil Wears Prada David Frankel United States Comedy, drama Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci, Adrian Grenier, Simon Baker and Tracie Thoms Based on the novel of the same name by Lauren Weisberger, which she based on her experience as an assistant to Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour
Dirty Laundry Maurice Jamal United States Comedy, drama Rockmond Dunbar, Loretta Devine, Jenifer Lewis, Terri J. Vaughn, Maurice Jamal, Sommore, Joey Costello, Aaron Grady Shaw and Rainey Matthews
East Side Story Carlos Portugal United States Comedy René Alvarado, Steve Callahan, Gladise Jimenez, David Berón, Irene DeBari, Yelyna De Leon and Luis Raúl
Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds Phillip J. Bartell United States Comedy, romance Jim Verraros, Emily Brooke Hands, Rebekah Kochan, Brett Chukerman, Marco Dapper, Scott Vickaryous, Mink Stole, Adrián Quiñonez, Jessie Gold and Joseph Morales
Eternal Summer Leste Chen Taiwan Drama Joseph Chang, Ray Young and Kate Yeung a.k.a. Sheng xia guang nian
The Fall of '55 Seth Randal United States Documentary Recounts the Boise homosexuality scandal
Les filles du botaniste Sijie Dai France
Canada
Drama, romance Mylène Jampanoï, Li Xiaoran and Dongfu Lin a.k.a. The Chinese Botanist's Daughters
Four Minutes Chris Kraus Germany Drama Monica Bleibtreu, Hannah Herzsprung, Sven Pippig and Richy Müller a.k.a. Vier Minuten
Further Off the Straight and Narrow Katherine Sender United States Documentary Looks at LGBT people on TV [4] A sequel to Off the Straight and Narrow in 1998[5]
A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story Agnieszka Holland United States Drama J. D. Pardo, Mercedes Ruehl, Leela Savasta, Avan Jogia, Lupe Ontiveros, Henry Darrow and Corey Stoll
Glue Alexis Dos Santos Argentina
United Kingdom
Drama Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Nahuel Viale and Inés Efron a.k.a. Glue – Historia adolescente en medio de la nada
Gray Matters Sue Kramer United States Romantic, comedy Heather Graham, Bridget Moynahan, Tom Cavanagh, Molly Shannon, Rachel Shelley, Bill Mondy, Warren Christie, Alan Cumming and Sissy Spacek
The Gymnast Ned Farr United States Drama Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee, David De Simone, Allison Mackie and Mam Smith
The History Boys Nicholas Hytner United Kingdom Comedy, drama Richard Griffiths, Clive Merrison, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Samuel Anderson, Samuel Barnett, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Sacha Dhawan, Andrew Knott, Jamie Parker and Russell Tovey Screenplay by Alan Bennett, based on play of the same name
The House of Adam Jorge Ameer United States Drama, mystery, suspense John Shaw, Jared Cadwell, Felipe Munoz, Alexis Karriker, Thomas Michael Kappler, Thomas Michael Kappier [6]
I Don't Want to Sleep Alone Tsai Ming-liang Malaysia
China
Taiwan
France
Austria
Comedy, drama Lee Kang-sheng, Norman Atun and Chen Shiang-chyi a.k.a. Hei yan quan
Like a Virgin Lee Hae-jun, Lee Hae-young South Korea Drama Ryu Deok-hwan, Baek Yoon-sik and Lee Eon a.k.a. Cheonhajangsa madonna
Little Miss Sunshine Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris United States Comedy, drama Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano, Abigail Breslin, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston and Dean Norris
Love My Life Kôji Kawano Japan Romance Rei Yoshii, Asami Imajuku, Ira Ishida, Issey Takahashi, Kami Hiraiwa, Takamasa Suga, Chiharu Kawai, Ken Teraizumi, Naomi Akimoto, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Miyoko Asada and Kyōko Koizumi
Love and Other Disasters Alek Keshishian France
United Kingdom
Comedy Brittany Murphy, Matthew Rhys, Santiago Cabrera, Catherine Tate, Elliot Cowan, Adam Rayner, Jamie Sives and Will Keen
Love Sick Tudor Giurgiu Romania
France
Drama Maria Popistașu, Ioana Barbu, Tudor Chirila, Catalina Murgea, Mircea Diaconu, Virginia Mirea, Tora Vasilescu, Valentin Popescu, Mihai Dinvale, Carmen Tănase, Puya, Mihaela Rădulescu and Robert Paschall Jr. a.k.a. Legaturi bolnavicioase
Loving Annabelle Katherine Brooks United States Drama Erin Kelly, Diane Gaidry, Gustine Fudickar, Laura Breckenridge, Michelle Horn, Ilene Graff, Markus Flanagan, Leslie Andrews, Kevin McCarthy and Wendy Schaal
The Man of My Life Zabou Breitman France Drama Bernard Campan, Charles Berling and Léa Drucker a.k.a. L'Homme de sa vie
Maple Palm Ralph Torjan United States Comedy, drama Deborah Stewart, Taymour Ghazi, Andrea Carvajal, Robert J. Feldman and Lynda Lefever
Metrosexual (Gang chanee gap ee-aep) Yongyooth Thongkongtoon Thailand Romance, comedy, drama Thianchai Chaisawatdee, Meesuk Jaengmeesuk, Patcharasri Benjamas, Ornpreeya Hunsat, Pimolwan Suphayang, Kulnadda Pajchimsawat, Michael Shaowanasai, Dawido Dorigo, Yano Khasogi and Panisara Pimpru
The Night Listener Patrick Stettner United States Mystery Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Rory Culkin, Bobby Cannavale, Sandra Oh, Joe Morton, John Cullum, Lisa Emery, Becky Ann Baker, Rodrigo Lopresti, Guenia Lemos, Marcia Haufrecht, Nick Gregory and Ed Jewett Co-written by Armistead Maupin, based on his novel of the same name, which he based on his interaction with Anthony Godby Johnson
Nina's Heavenly Delights Pratibha Parmar United Kingdom Comedy Shelley Conn, Laura Fraser, Art Malik, Ronny Jhutti, Veena Sood, Atta Yaqub, Zoe Henretty, Raji James, Elaine C. Smith, Rita Wolf, Kathleen McDermott, Kulvinder Ghir, Tariq Mullan and Francisco Bosch
No Regret Hee-il Leesong South Korea Drama Lee Yeong-hoon, Kim Nam-gil, Kim Jung-hwa a.k.a. Huhwihaji anha
Paper Dolls Tomer Heymann United States
Israel
Switzerland
Documentary follows five Filipino transsexuals; Salvador "Sally" Camatoy, Francisco "Cheska" P. Ortiz Jr., Toran "Jan" Jacob Libas, Efrenito "Nits" Manalili, Jose "Neil" T. Datinguinoo, and others Chiqui Diokno, Giorgio Diokno, Eduardo "Rika" Javar, Chaim Amir and Noa Heymann a.k.a. Bubot Niyar
The Pink Mirror Sridhhar Rangayan India Short, Drama Ramesh Menon, Edwin Fernandes, Rishi Raj and Rufy Baqal 40 mins long, aka Gulabi Aaina
Poltergay Eric Lavaine France Comedy Clovis Cornillac, Julie Depardieu, Lionel Abelanski, Michel Duchaussoy, Philippe Duquesne, Alain Fromager, Georges Gay, Gilles Gaston-Dreyfus, Jean-Michel Lahmi and Héctor Cabello Reyes
Puccini for Beginners Maria Maggenti United States Comedy, romance Elizabeth Reaser, Gretchen Mol, Justin Kirk
Quinceañera Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland United States Drama Emily Rios, Jesse Garcia, Chalo González, J.R. Cruz, David W. Ross, Alicia Sixtos, Jesus Castaños-Chima, Jason L. Wood and Araceli Guzman-Rico
Rag Tag Adaora Nwandu United Kingdom
Nigeria
Drama, romance Daniel "Danny" Parsons, Adedamola "Damola" Adelaja, Tasmin Clarke, Geoffrey Aymer, Maria Adeioye, Enor Ewere, Chuma Oraedu, Ayo Fawole, Ikenna 'Macoy' Akwari, Rachael Young, Kristian Ademola, Olivette Cole-Wilson, Lamarr Nestor-Thelwell, Chanelle Wilshire, Amanda Van Annan and Gayle Dudley
Running with Scissors Ryan Murphy United States Comedy, drama Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin, Jill Clayburgh, Gwyneth Paltrow, Gabrielle Union, Patrick Wilson, Kristin Chenoweth, Dagmara Domińczyk and Colleen Camp Based on the memoir of the same name by Augusten Burroughs, who makes an uncredited appearance as himself
The Saddest Boy in the World Jamie Travis Canada Short, Black comedy Benjamin Smith, Kirsten Robek, Babz Chula
Scenes of a Sexual Nature Ed Blum United Kingdom Comedy, drama Adrian Lester, Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Andrew Lincoln, Catherine Tate, Eileen Atkins, Gina McKee, Holly Aird, Hugh Bonneville, Sophie Okonedo
Shock to the System Ron Oliver Canada Crime, drama Chad Allen, Sebastian Spence, Michael Woods, Daryl Shuttleworth, Morgan Fairchild, Anne Marie DeLuise, Rikki Gagne, Stephen Huszar, Nelson Wong, Ryan Kennedy, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Shawn Roberts, Gerry Morton, Morgan Brayton, Leanne Adachi, Jared Keeso, Shawn Reis, Robert Kaiser, Giles Panton, Levi James, Dany Papineau, Darrin Maharaj, Sibel Thrasher, Joshua Dave Tynchuh and Jon Johnson
Shortbus John Cameron Mitchell United States Drama Sook-Yin Lee, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, PJ DeBoy
A Soap Pernille Fischer Christensen Denmark Comedy, drama Trine Dyrholm, David Dencik, Frank Thiel and Elsebeth Steentoft
Sons Erik Richter Strand Norway Drama Nils Jørgen Kallstad, Mikkel Bratt Silset, Edward Schultheiss, Henrik Mestad, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Anna Bache-Wiig, Ronnie Baraldsnes, Christin Borge, Terje Brevik, Fredrik Stenberg Ditlev-Simonsen, Marika Enstad, Henrik Fjelldal, Ane Hoel, Lars Erik Holter, Jeppe Beck Laursen, Fredrik Norrman and Joachim Rafaelsen a.k.a. Sønner
Statross le Magnifique Rémi Lange France Short Jann Halexander, Pascale Ourbih, Antoine Parlebas and Illmann Bel
Surrender, Dorothy Charles McDougall United States Drama Diane Keaton, Natalie Swerdlow, Tom Everett Scott, Alexa Davalos, Lauren German, Josh Hopkins, Chris Pine, Peter Riegert, Marnie Crossen, Myra McWethy, Roy Werner, Liam Lynch
This Film Is Not Yet Rated Kirby Dick United Kingdom
United States
Documentary People interviewed:David Ansen film critic, Darren Aronofsky filmmaker, Jamie Babbit filmmaker, Maria Bello actress, Paul Dergarabedian box office analyst (Media by Numbers), Atom Egoyan filmmaker, Mary Harron filmmaker, Wayne Kramer (filmmaker), Lawrence Lessig law professor, Jon Lewis film professor (Oregon State University), Kimberly Peirce filmmaker, Bingham Ray distributor and former President United Artists), Kevin Smith filmmaker, Matt Stone cartoonist and filmmaker, Michael Tucker (director) and John Waters (filmmaker) About the Motion Picture Association of America film rating system
Three Summers Carlos Augusto de Oliveira Denmark Short, comedy, drama Morten Kirkskov, Simon Munk, Stine Schrøder Jensen, Carsten Bjørnlund, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Sarah Boberg Tre somre
Twilight Dancers Mel Chionglo Philippines Drama Tyron Perez, Allen Dizon, Lauren Novero, Cherry Pie Picache, Terence Baylon, Ana Capri, William Martinez, Joel Lamangan
Vacationland Todd Verow United States Drama Brad Hallowell, Gregory J. Lucas, Hilary Mann, Jennifer Stackpole, Mindy Hofman, Charles Ard, Michael John Dion
A Very Serious Person Charles Busch United States Drama Polly Bergen, Charles Busch, Dana Ivey, Julie Halston, Carl Andress, P.J. Verhoest, J. Smith-Cameron, Mick Hazen and Eric Nelsen
When Darkness Falls Anders Nilsson Germany
Sweden
Drama Oldoz Javidi, Lia Boysen, Reuben Sallmander, Per Graffman, Bahar Pars and Mina Azarian a.k.a. När mörkret faller
Wild Tigers I Have Known Cam Archer United States Drama Malcolm Stumpf, Patrick White, Max Paradise, Fairuza Balk, Kim Dickens and Tom Gilroy
The Yacoubian Building Marwan Hamed Egypt Drama Adel Emam, Nour El-Sherif, Yousra, Hend Sabri, Somaya El Khashab, Khaled El Sawy, Issad Younis, Ahmed Bedeir, Ahmed Rateb, Khaled Saleh, Bassem Samra, Mohamed Imam and Youssef Daoud a.k.a. Omaret yakobean; based on the novel of the same name by Alaa Al Aswany
Zsa Zsa Zaturnnah, ze Moveeh Joel Lamangan Philippines Comedy Rustom Padilla, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Chokoleit, Alfred Vargas, Pops Fernandez, Pauleen Luna, Alwyn Uytingco, Kitkat, Say Alonzo, Giselle Sanchez, Glaiza de Castro, Joy Viado, Minnie Aguilar, Christian Vasquez and Jim Pebanco

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "533 Statements: A Documentary About Queer Canadian Women - Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO)". emro.lib.buffalo.edu. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  2. ^ "“Amnesia” and “533 Statements” Among Top Prize Winners at 2006 Inside Out Fest". IndieWire, June 5, 2006.
  3. ^ http://archive.wikiwix.com/cache/20090915160702/http://www.clublez.com/movies/lesbian_movie_scenes/a/amants_du_flore_les/index.html
  4. ^ Joseph Turow Media Today: An Introduction to Mass Communication, p. 483, at Google Books
  5. ^ Mary Kosut Encyclopedia of Gender in Media, p. 185, at Google Books
  6. ^ The House of Adam (2006), retrieved 2020-01-14