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.I'm very inteligent, but a little on the immature side and a little demented. I guarante that I can make you laugh regardless your sence of humor. "Everyone thought I was a real girl before Miss Tiffany but after that everybody knew me as I am, a ladyboy," she said. There are not many open minded intlectual people of my tastes to talk to out in the country. I like to party but there are not many girls that stimulate any intrest." Of course ABBA is merely one of MANY verbal targets for the film's three main protagonists, but far from this alienating us from any of them, we cannot help but be swept along by the sheer garish joy of the entire venture.
In the exchange, a cameraman and some crew members are visible in the reflection of Bernadette's sunglasses.
See more » 1994 proved to be rather a good year for Australian movies, with both this and MURIEL' S WEDDING delighting international audiences with their cheeky over-the-top humour, panache, pathos, winning performances, and fun soundtracks.
Both, of course, heavily featured the music of ABBA (Australia has long had a particular love-affair with the Scandinavian quartet - it was probably no coincidence that it was decided to shoot the group's own feature, ABBA: THE MOVIE, during the Australian leg of their 1977 world concert tour).
A true kitsch classic, then - well worth re-visiting, again and again ...
Dolled up to the nines in satin, sequins and lace, their dazzling white-toothed smiles adorned with thick lipstick and their eyes artfully smeared with shadow, the contestants descended upon Pattaya, a beach resort around a hundred miles south of the capital Bangkok.