The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Poster

Release Date: August 10th, 1994

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 1997

R|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
When drag queen Anthony (Hugo Weaving) agrees to take his act on the road, he invites fellow cross-dresser Adam (Guy Pearce) and transsexual Bernadette (Terence Stamp) to come along. In their colorful bus, named Priscilla, the three performers travel across the Australian desert performing for enthusiastic crowds and homophobic locals. But when the other two performers learn the truth about why Anthony took the job, it threatens their act and their friendship.

Cast: Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Bill Hunter, Sarah Chadwick, Mark Holmes, Julia Cortez, Ken Radley

Director: Stephan Elliott

Genres: Comedy drama, Comedy, Adventure

Production Co: Specific Films, Australian Film Finance Corporation

Distributors: Roadshow Home Video [au], Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.

Keywords: Wife, Quest, Offbeat, Transformation, 1990s, Friendship

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Awards

Winner Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Winner Costume Design
Winner Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)