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Age 12: Love With a Little L

USA, 1991 (MIFF 1991, Experimental)

Director: Jennifer Montgomery

A home movie for Bad Girls, reconstructing 12 year old lesbian lust and loyalty wars. Alternating between biography and kinky situations, Montgomery defines a lesbian identity that's playful, aggressive and unashamedly erotic.

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