The Legend Of Leigh Bowery

2002, Movie, NR, 60 mins


DVD Tuesday: Drag queens, road trip, The Adventures of Priscilla...

DVD Tuesday Drag queens hit the road in the surprising Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the DesertTrue confession Until last weekend I only knew The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert from the musical Drew Carey Show episode in which Drew and arch-rival Mimi stage competing dance-offs pitting Rocky Horror Picture Show lovers against Priscilla fans My lossMy excuse I assumed it was a middle-of-the-road drag show like VictorVictoria or La Cages aux Folles and I was wrong The plot is ahem straightforwaword Sydney-based Tick Hugo Weaving -- yes Agent Smith of The Matrix trilogy who does a caberet act under the name Mitzi gets a gig at an upscale casino in Alice Springs He recruits dishy relentlessly provocative Adam Guy Pearce of LA Confidential and The Time Machine who performs as Felicia and his old friend Bernadette Terence Stamp a middle-aged transsexual who just lost her much-younger boyfriend to a freak accident Adam buys an ancient read more

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