Thirsty [videorecording] / Thin Edge Films presents ; produced by Lisa Thomas ; screenplay by Laura Kelber and Margo Pelletier ; directed by Margo Pelletier.

Contributor(s): Pelletier, Margo | Thomas, Lisa | Kelber, Laura | Townsend, Scott, 1967- | Lovejoy, Deirdre, 1962- | Canzano, Cole | Thin Edge Films | Breaking Glass Pictures (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: BGP733 | Breaking Glass PicturesLanguage: English Original language: English Subtitle language: English Publication details: Philadelphia, PA : Breaking Glass Pictures, c2018. Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Townsend, Scott, 1967- -- Drama | Celebrity impersonators -- Drama | Female impersonators -- Drama | Gender nonconformity -- Drama | Bullying -- DramaGenre/Form: Biographical films. | Musical films. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997.2 | .T45 2018Cast: Scott Townsend, Deirdre Lovejoy, Cole Canzano, Jonny Beauchamp, Christopher Rivera, Keith Leonard, Michael Di Gioia, Malina Weissman.Summary: "From a tender age, Scott Townsend's life was ruled by his slippery gender. Growing up a girly-boy in the projects of Cambridge, MA, under the watch of Doris, his dysfunctional, single mom, Scott was prey to bullying and assault. Already a talented singer and performer, Scott grows up to be revered drag queen Thirsty Burlington and to delight club goers in Provincetown, MA, with his spot-on impersonation of Cher. But even in a gay mecca, being Thirsty comes at a price. Inspired by events in Scott/Thirsty's life, Thirsty is a true-life musical adventure as dramatic as it is entertaining"--Container.
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.

Special features: audio commentary with cast & crew; "All that I am" music video; cast auditions; Margo Pelletier's original storyboards.

Scott Townsend, Deirdre Lovejoy, Cole Canzano, Jonny Beauchamp, Christopher Rivera, Keith Leonard, Michael Di Gioia, Malina Weissman.

"From a tender age, Scott Townsend's life was ruled by his slippery gender. Growing up a girly-boy in the projects of Cambridge, MA, under the watch of Doris, his dysfunctional, single mom, Scott was prey to bullying and assault. Already a talented singer and performer, Scott grows up to be revered drag queen Thirsty Burlington and to delight club goers in Provincetown, MA, with his spot-on impersonation of Cher. But even in a gay mecca, being Thirsty comes at a price. Inspired by events in Scott/Thirsty's life, Thirsty is a true-life musical adventure as dramatic as it is entertaining"--Container.

Not rated.

DVD; Dolby 5.1; region 1; NTSC; (2.35:1 aspect ratio) widescreen.

Closed-captioned.

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