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To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar. 1995. USA. Directed by Beeban Kidron. With Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo. 116 min.
Released in the midst of 1990s drag-mania, this 1995 cult classic with a heart of gold follows drag queens Noxeema Jackson (a devastatingly beautiful Wesley Snipes), Vida Boheme (Patrick Swayze), and Chi-Chi Rodriguez (John Leguizamo) on a road trip from New York City to a drag ball in Hollywood. When their junker car breaks down along the way, the queens befriend the residents of a small, Midwestern town. Wynn Thomas’s set designs, bringing us from the ball stage of Webster Hall to dusty-hued small-town exteriors, allow the girls glitter and shine at every turn.
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