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Published by Currency Press in Sydney .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert (Motion picture),
  • Feature films -- Australia -- History and criticism.,
  • Motion pictures, Australian.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliograpical references (p. 86).

StatementPhilip Brophy.
SeriesAustralian screen classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1997.2.A38 B76 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16733803M
ISBN 109780868198217
LC Control Number2008378428

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  Drag queens drive funny, tender, but mature musical. Read Common Sense Media's The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert review, age rating, and parents guide.4/5. Get this from a library! The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert. [Philip Brophy] -- "Monograph about the movie: The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert, about three transvestites heading across the desert in a blue bus."--Provided by publisher. Editorial Reviews. A campy ode to alternative lifestyles and the music of ABBA, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is nonetheless rarely played for straight laughs, respecting the dignity of its subjects too much to mock them. Instead, it's a rich study of how smiles and wit can conceal, or fail to conceal, private pain/5(13). There were two soundtrack albums recorded by Polydor Records (Australia) at Trackdown Digital for Stephan Elliott's Academy Award winning film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. The first consists of tracks for the film that were sourced from hit records, and the second is the original music score composed by leading Australian film composer Guy GrossGenre: Disco link.