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The L Word (TV Series)

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Original title
The L Word (TV Series)
Running time
50 min.
United States United States
Ilene Chaiken, Michele Abbott, Kathy Greenberg, Elizabeth Ziff, Angela Robinson, Cherien Dabis, Ariel Schrag, Alexandra Kondracke, Rose Troche, Adam Rapp
Elizabeth Ziff, Andy Paley, Damien Rice
Robert Aschmann, Attila Szalay, Neil Seale
(Broadcast by: Showtime, Viacom Productions)
TV Series. Drama. Romance | Gay & Lesbian. Friendship
Synopsis / Plot
'The L Word' is billed as the intimate story about the lives and loves of a group of lesbian friends living in Los Angeles. Mostly centering on Jenny (Mia Kirshner), a recent graduate of the University of Chicago, who moves to Los Angeles to live with her boyfriend Tim (Eric Mabius) and begin a professional writing career. Jenny's life is turned upside down when she attends a party hosted by Tim's next-door neighbors, Bette (Jennifer Beals) and Tina (Laurel Hollomon), a lesbian couple who are looking to take the step into parenthood after seven years of dating. A brief encounter at the party with Marina (Karina Lombard), the owner of The Planet, the local coffeehouse that the ladies gather on a daily basis, suddenly has Jenny thrust into the local lesbian community and a whole new world she never understood until she questions her own sexual orientation. Other friends of Bette and Tina include Dana (Erin Daniels), a rising tennis player looking for love despites having no dating experience; Alice (Leisha Hailey), a magazine writer whom just wants to find the woman of her dreams; Shane (Katherine Moenning) is a sexually aggressive slacker/hairstylist whom seeks out her own girl just for her own pleasures.
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