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Title:
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert
Other title(s):
Priscilla, queen of the desert

Priscilla
ISBN:
9780792843986
Edition:
Widescreen version.
Distribution:
Santa Monica, CA : [Distributed by] MGM Home Entertainment, 2005.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1994 by PolyGram Video.

Special features include: theatrical and teaser trailers.
Summary:
With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam, and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered pink tour bus "Priscilla," the trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits.
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MPAA rating: R.
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The usually menacing British actor Terence Stamp does a complete turnaround as Bernadette, an aging transsexual who tours the backwaters of Australia with her stage partners, Mitzi (Hugo Weaving) and Adam/Felicia (Guy Pearce). Their act, well-known in Sydney, involves wearing lots of makeup and gowns and lip-synching to records, but Bernadette is getting a bit tired of it all and is also haunted by the bizarre death of an old loved one. Nevertheless, when Mitzi and Felicia get an offer to perform in the remote town of Alice Springs at a casino, Bernadette decides to tag along. The threesome ventures into the outback with Priscilla, a lavender-colored school bus that doubles as dressing room and home on the road. Along the way, the act encounters any number of strange characters, as well as incidents of homophobia, while Bernadette becomes increasingly concerned about the path her life has taken. ~ Don Kaye, Rovi