In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.
Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership ... See full summary »
After being thrown out of her house, Maria encounters a married woman who complains of not having children. Maria ends up in an abandoned house, where she meets Matthew. When a baby is kidnapped Maria sets out to find the woman.
Two drag-queens (Anthony/Mitzi and Adam/Felicia) and a transgender woman contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman they've contracted with is Anthony's wife. Their bus breaks down, and is repaired by Bob, who travels on with them.Written by
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Back when this film was released, certain Hollywood types still clung to the belief that playing a gay character on-screen would be basically commiting "career suicide". Given that within a relatively few years all 3 leads (Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, & Terrance Stamp) would not only "survive" but they would flourish in Superhero-type videos like "Smallville" (Stamp), "The Matrix" trilogy, the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy & "Captain America: First Avenger" (Weaving), and "Iron Man 3" (Pearce) proving that "belief" is no longer the case. See more »
At 1:31:31 when Benji stands up while throwing stones in the river, the camera pans up so his face fills the foreground, and a boom microphone - with pole and cable wound round it - which should have been raised with the camera P.O.V. stays in shot, top left of screen. Luckily it's obscured by the blur resulting from the depth of field of the lens and blends into the background scenery quite well. See more »
Come on, Bernice. It's so funny you'll laugh so hard your lashes will curl all by themselves.
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A scene after the credits finish shows an Asian garden where a blow up doll (released earlier in the movie in Australia) lands on a man, who looks quite puzzled. See more »
The film was "Shown in Dragarama" at select theatres at the time of release. This involved some theatres using a mirror-ball and colored lighting during the "Finally" dance number. See more »
This film goes down in my books as one of the best. The emotion involved with everything that happens is just heartwrenching. One moment i was laughing the next in tears. I would reccomend this film to anyone who wants a realistic look at gay life in the 80's. It's amazing how narrow minded people can be, but these people show us the true meaning of life, love, fatherhood, and most of all friendship and loyalty. Using humor and good natured prodding of controversial issues, the filmmaker is able to break through the barrier of bias, and get to the core of these three magnificent people. Fantastic Job!
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