Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce et Terence Stamp en drag dans une scène du film Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Stephan Elliott
1994 - Comedy - 104 min

International cinema

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert


Two drag queens and a trans woman are scheduled to perform at a cabaret on the other side of the country. Between them and their hotel lies the desert, immense and barren… But the three friends don’t let themselves be discouraged as they buy a bus, christened “Priscilla”, and set off at breakneck speed along the sandy tracks. All kinds of encounters will punctuate their journey.


Unashamedly queer, of groundbreaking sensibility, the film won over audiences and garnered an Oscar for Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner’s iconic costumes in the mid-1990s. Priscilla has spawned a hit soundtrack, musicals, reality shows and countless performances, and continues to be discovered by new generations, 30 years on.


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FST - French subtitles
EST - English subtitles
CC - Closed captions

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