The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tick (Hugo Weaving) is disenchanted in Sydney when he receives a phone call from a woman (who is later revealed to be his wife whom he hadn't heard from in 6 years) asking him to do a show out of town. He asks Bernice (Terence Stamp), who's husband had just died, and Adam (Guy Pearce), who wants to fulfill a dream of climbing King's Canyon in drag, to go with them and help him in his show. While trying to figure out how to get to Alice Springs, Adam cons his rich mom into buying them a big bus, which he dubs "Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert." With the bus christened, the three of them head across the Outback and discover personal reflections and revelations, homophobia, new friends, and possibly a new outlook on life.

Continuity mistake: Tik is practising their dance routines and he is wearing a green dress and he's got a cigarette in his hand. In one shot the cigarette is there and in the next, which is far away, it's not there.

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Aboriginal Man: So... You actually make money by dressing up like a woman?
Tick: Oh, sure. You can make a fine living in a pair of heels.

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Trivia: When Mitch, Felicia and Bernice walk down the Broken Hill main street in drag, the reactions of the local people are completely real and unrehearsed. No-one had been given any warning that the film was being shot.

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Answer: Its current location is right back in the Australian Outback in the city of Broken Hill, New South Wales.

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