The British Film Institute presents the best global cinema on-demand:
From classic and contemporary films to the best of the BFI National Archive.

Rosebud

This film is certified

Please confirm that you accept our terms of use.

Close

Rosebud 1991 15

13 mins United Kingdom

Kay moves into a new flat and finds herself unexpectedly intrigued by the open sexuality of the lipstick lesbian couple next door. Surprised and turned on by the intensity of her feelings, she sets out to change her desire into reality. An erotic tale of voyeurism, power dressing and fantasy, clad in an aesthetic that typified lesbianism in the 90s.

Start watching in: 30 days

Finish watching in: 48 hours

Featuring

Julie Graham

Jessica Adams

Rachel Grimstead

Sadie Lee

Genres

Drama

Collection

Gay Cinema - Out of the Archive Shorts

Certificate

15 Contains sex scenes

Released

1991

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

British Film Institute Production

Read lessRead more

Explore further

View Circumstance
Circumstance
Watch from £2.13

Circumstance 2011 15

A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.

105 mins USA

View The Chocolate Acrobat
The Chocolate Acrobat
Watch from £0.85

The Chocolate Acrobat 1995

An elderly woman in a care home strikes up a sensual, nostalgic relationship with a young nurse.

37 mins United Kingdom Director. Tessa Sheridan

View The Fish Child
The Fish Child
Watch from £2.13

The Fish Child 2009 15

A gripping South American tale of forbidden love, crime and long-buried secrets from the acclaimed director of XXY.

91 mins Director. Lucía Puenzo

View A Bit of Scarlet
A Bit of Scarlet
Watch from £2.13

A Bit of Scarlet 1996 12

Mapping how British film and TV depicts the gay and lesbian lifestyle, Andrea Weiss raids the archives for her funny and persuasive documentary.

74 mins United Kingdom Director. Andrea Weiss

Cookies Policy

This website uses cookies, as explained in our Cookies Policy.

To accept the terms and hide this message please click 'I accept'.

I accept

Passionate about film? So are we…

Don't miss the email made for the in-the-know film fan:

New releases — on the same day as in cinemas Special collections & unheralded classics Exclusive news on discounts

Never ask Ask me later