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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two drag-queens and a transsexual 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 the wife of one of the drag queens. Their bus breaks down, and is repaired by Bob, who travels on with them.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, road movie, melancholic, touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, gay, gay slur, desert, gender bending, bus, cross dressing, on the road, australian outback, gays and lesbians, buddies, female impersonator, friendship between men, cabaret, mechanic, profanity, homosexuality, relationships, adaptation, transformation, male nudity, love, friendship, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia

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Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 117 min.
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Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, sincere, humorous, road movie ...
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Duration: 102 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
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