Warm, amusing celebration of diversity
“"A desert holiday, let's pack the drag away. You take the lunch and tea, I'll take the ecstasy. Fuck off you silly queer, I'm getting out of here."
Written and directed by real-life drag queen Stephan Elliott, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is an unflinching depiction of the behind-the-scenes happenings of a drag show. It exposes the lifestyle of drag queens, on top of portraying the challenges they face and the emotions they bear. It's not always pretty, but, let's be honest, whose life is? The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is also a smartly-crafted hybrid in more ways than one. It's a mix of comedy, drama and musical elements within the well-worn terrain of the road movie. Added to this, due to the nature of the main characters, it could also be” read more