THIRSTY

By Margo PELLETIER

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Musical - Completed 2016

Growing up a girly-boy under the watch of his dysfunctional, single mom, Scott is prey to bullying and assault. Already a talented singer and performer, Scott grows up to be revered drag queen, Thirsty Burlington and delights club goers with his impersonation of Cher. A true-life musical adventure!

Festivals
& Awards

Harlem International Film Festival 2016
Audience Award
Orlando Film Festival 2016
Nominee - Best Performance
Woodstock Film Festival 2016
Official Selection
Provincetown International Film Festival 2016
Official Selection
Raindance Film Festival 2016
Official Selection
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Musical
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 91 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Margo PELLETIER
    • Writer(s)
    • Laura KELBER, Laura . KELBER, Margo PELLETIER
    • Producer(s)
    • Lisa THOMAS (Thin Edge Films)
    • Synopsis
    • “It’s not hard to see the film’s appeal; riffing on musicals as diverse as West Side Story, the series Glee and John Cameron Mitchell’s seminal Hedwig and the Angry Inch…” - Variety

      "With a kitsch spirit reminiscent of a John Waters film…and the retro charm of Grease and Little Shop of Horrors, Thirsty is a biopic with energy to burn. Scott himself is a force to be reckoned with and when it comes to his impersonation of Cher, he’s a five-star talent.” - Eye on Film

      THIRSTY is becoming somewhat of an underground hit, consistently selling out audiences from London to New York City where it won the audience award at the 2016 Harlem International Film Festival.

      While THIRSTY is focused through one person’s life experience we intentionally imbued the film with a universal message of love and self-acceptance. In many ways THIRSTY is a cross between last year’s Oscar winning pictures Moonlight given the storyline and La La Land being it's a musical. Given the film’s continuing festival success, THIRSTY is on its way to becoming the next underground indie darling!

      Prepare to be Dazzled!
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