Movie Review

Movie Analysis of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
      Feminism refers to struggles aimed at defending equal economic, political, and social rights, as well as promoting equal opportunities for women. Feminism has been a controversial issue as it aims at challenging patriarch traditions (Chatterjee, 2005). Many feminists argue that men are the ones that benefit from the unequal society and to reverse this, women should be given equal rights. Many movies about women struggle and equality have been produced in the past and they are mostly aimed at showing the suffering women undergo through in patriarch societies (Chatterjee, 2005). Moreover, the movie The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert has examined how it advances the theme of feminism.
      The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a comedy that features three drag queens and one of them being a transsexual woman. They travel across Sydney to another city named Pricilla by them. The move came out in late 1994 and it was very popular especially in the United States because of its education values in regards to the gay community and the three drag queens. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert was an average budget movie and it was directed by Stephan Elliot.
      Anthony "Tick" Belrose, who uses the drag an alias of Mitzi Del Bra, is a drag queen who accepts the suggestion to perform his drag act at a hotel. He successfully convinces his fellow performers, Adam Whitely and Bernadette Basinger to join him in the performance. They embark on a long journey and while on it, they meet many people. They once met a group friendly Aborigines whom they entertain with their stunning performance. However, the rural public gives them less accepting attitudes. They are subjected to degrading homophobic chants and abuse. They are even threatened and attacked physically and their tour bus is vandalized with humiliating writings. One such writings said "AIDS fuckers go home."
      They meet...