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Friday, 04 March 2022 16:26

“Am I OK?”: A New Lesbian Film Coming Soon

Review of Am I OK? movie.

“Am I OK?” follows two best friends, Lucy and Jane, on their journey to self-discovery. The film also brings out beautiful messages about female friendship and coming out in your 30s! Get more details about lesbian movie “Am I OK?” below.

Recently, I introduced you to the movie “Mars One” that features a lesbian couple and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Well, it’s not the only movie that caught my attention; there was also another original coming-out story called “Am I OK?” that world premiered during the festival.

A first look at the “Am I Ok?” movie

“Am I OK?” is the first feature film from Tig Notaro and her wife, Stephanie Allynne. It stars Dakota Johnson, Sonoya Mizuno, Jermaine Fowler, Kiersey Clemons, Molly Gordon, and Sean Hayes.

Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne.

Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne.

The story follows longtime best friends, Jane and Lucy, who are so close that their friendship borders on a love story.

Dakota Johnson and Sonoya Mizuno.

Dakota Johnson and Sonoya Mizuno.

Jane (Sonoya Mizuno) is a young British woman who has moved to the United States as a teenager. She’s always felt like she wanted more from her life but never knew what that would be until one day she was offered a job in London.

On her side, Lucy (Dakota Johnson) is on a losing streak when it comes to dating men. She will gradually realize that she is attracted to women.

Only when Lucy embarks on a personal journey will she face a test of her friendship with Jane, and her sense of self, on a path she may not be entirely ready to take.

It gets even more complicated when Jane accepts the work offer in London.

A film that breaks the mold of coming-out stories

Author Lauren Pomerantz.

Lauren Pomerantz (Photo by Mike Rozman).

The coming-out story is a well-known one in the world of queer cinema, yet lesbian author Lauren Pomerantz (The Ellen DeGeneres Show) managed to surprise us.

Unlike so many other movies talking about coming-out stories, “Am I OK?” offers an original perspective on what it's like to come out in your thirties.

What do we think about the film?

Those who enjoy authentic stories will be sure to find this film appealing. It’s not your typical romantic comedy, but rather one filled with charm and humor that has been perfectly executed by the directors!

A raw emotion under the film’s comedic surface

Dakota Johnson and Sonoyi Mizuno, who play the main characters, give an excellent performance here.

Lucy.

In an interview with Variety, Dakota Johnson, who plays the lesbian character, Lucy, said she felt drawn to the raw emotion under the film’s comic surface.

“It’s a story and subject matter that I thought was really cool, in the shape of a female buddy comedy, but there're some very real and honest and difficult internal landscapes happening within these women,” she said.

The most striking scene

The best scene in this film is, without a doubt, when Lucy tells Jane that she is gay. This was such an important and interesting development for her character, and I loved how they handled it.

Want to watch “Am I OK?”

The release date of the film

The release date for “Am I OK?” is not set yet, but know that the film has been bought by Warner Bros Pictures and HBO Max so it should be available soon! Stay tuned!

2 comments

  • Comment Link Eli Tuesday, 22 March 2022 18:09 posted by Eli

    Thanks Susan

  • Comment Link Susan Reese Tuesday, 22 March 2022 08:28 posted by Susan Reese

    Congratulations on such a great job.
    Love mom,

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