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Adventure Of Priscilla Queen Of The D
Artist: Weaving, Hugo
UPC: 00883904242338
Studio: Mgm Entertainment
Genre: Comedy
Screen: Wide screen
    OUR PRICE: $15.31  
Product Type: Blu-Ray
Released: June 2011
Annotation: A small troupe of drag queens take their act on the road through the Australian outback and find it isn't so easy to shock people anymore.
Additional Information
Rating: R
Weight: 0.15 lbs
Info: Widescreen, Soundtrack English, Sensormatic
Detailed Product Description: Video
In Print Date : 2011-06-07
Run Time : 6180
Recording Mode : (unknown)
Noise Reduction : (unknown)
Digital Process : (unknown)
Feature : Color
In Print Date : 2011-06-07
Rating : R (MPAA)
Category : Comedies, Friends, Campy, Gay/Lesbian, On-The-Road, Recommended, Theatrical Release, Essential Cinema
Original Release Year : 1994
Released By : MGM
Area : Australia
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Composer:Guy Gross COMPOSER"FRAUDS"
Star:Terence Stamp British actor
Star:Guy Pearce Actor/"...Priscilla..."
Star:Reb Russell
Producer:Michael Hamlyn ASSOCIATE PRODUCER"ARIA"
Director of Photography:Brian J. Breheny DOP
Costume Designer:Lizzy Gardiner Costume Designer, STEALTH (2005)
Costume Designer:Tim Chappel COSTUME DESIGN
Director:Stephan Elliott Australian Director/Writer
Star:Hugo Weaving Australian Actor/ Agent Smith in THE MATRIX
Synopsis: Stephan Elliott (EYE OF THE BEHOLDER) wrote and directed this tale of two drag queens and a transsexual that embark on a road trip to a remote resort town in the Australian desert on a bus christened Priscilla. When Anthony "Tick"/Mitzi (Hugo Weaving) is invited to perform in Alice Springs, he recruits flamboyant young stud Adam/Felicia (Guy Pearce) and the legendary, refined Bernadette (Terence Stamp) to join him. Mitzi, however, fails to disclose one important fact to his friends: his wife is the one who invited them to Alice Springs. With one big secret about to be revealed and another one up his sleeve, Mitzi is a little stressed. With long hours on the road ahead of them, the trio lip-synchs campy songs on the bus, creates fabulous costumes, and meets a multitude of colorful characters along the way. They party with friendly aborigines, are confronted by judgmental townspeople who are averse to drag queens, and meet Bob (Bill Hunter), a warmhearted mechanic and drag fan who joins them for the last leg of their trip when their bus breaks down in the middle of nowhere. Fantastic costumes and fabulous makeup abound, and fine performances are delivered all around. But perhaps most important are the implicit messages that families come in all forms, that friends can make a family, and that love really knows no boundaries.
Release Note: Blu-ray Disc Features: Note: Audio commentary by director Stephan Elliott Birth of a Queen featurette Deleted scenes Tidbits from the set The Bus From Blooperville outtakes Original theatrical trailer Dual Layer Widescreen - 2.35 Audio: DTS - English, French DTS HD Master Audio - English, French Subtitles - French, Spanish
Review: -04/01/1995
"...The ultimate fish-out-of-water comedy..." - Recommended
Review: -08/25/1994
"...In this roaringly comic and powerfully affecting road movie, Terence Stamp gives one of the year's best performances..."
Review: -11/01/1994
"...The outfits, extravagant confections of satin and lace, galvanise the film..."
Review: -08/10/1994
"...Enough to shake the kookaburras right out of the trees....[Old-fashioned] in its own outrageous, convention-flouting way..."
Review: -03/31/1995
"...Stamp is wonderfully subtle as Bernadette -- a triumph of less being so much more." -- Rating: B+
Review: -05/09/1994
"...An amazing star turn by Terence Stamp....Also excellent are Weaving...and Pearce..."
Review: -08/26/1994
"...The film settles into the rhythms of many road pictures, with lot of drive-by scenery, soul-searching talks during camp outs on the road, and dicey encounters with the locals..."
Review: -06/15/2007
"[The film] still has exuberance to spare..." -- Grade: B+
Review: -08/01/2007
4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] sparkly, sequined road movie..."
Review: -04/01/2013
4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t crackles with blistering dialogue and touching character moments."