Sydney drag queen Maxi Protect’s new film The Winner Takes It All is a campy and raunchy John Waters-esque comedy.
The queer movie shot in Sydney final 12 months and is making its world premiere in a number of weeks at QueerScreen’s Mardi Gras Movie Pageant.
Maxi Protect performs Maxine Fowler within the movie, and he or she and writer-director James Demitri shared the film’s trailer to Instagram this week.
Actress Jessica Marchi performs Kiki, and hunks Manuel Kornisiuk and Jack Stratton-Smith play Hunter and Randy within the queer farce.
“Rich socialite Kiki confides in her finest buddy Maxine that her husband is dishonest on her, and is in peril of dropping her moderately massive fortune,” the synopsis reads.
“The 2 girls make a deal to uncover the reality, however not all is because it appears.
“Throw in a gigolo, a porn star and lashings of camp and you might be in for the funniest, stupidest trip of your life.”
The Winner Takes It All mixes Latin telenovelas with Almodóvar
Sydney filmmaker James Demitri defined throughout manufacturing final 12 months he was “tremendous excited concerning the very gifted and phenomenal solid” assembled for The Winner Takes It All.
“I feel it’s vital for the LGBTQIA+ group to be represented on display. I feel the extra we give these very gifted artists a voice, the higher it’s for all of us,” he stated.
Throughout manufacturing final 12 months, James Demitri described The Winner Takes It All as a black comedy, influenced by Latin telenovela cleaning soap operas.
“The comedy comes from the conditions which are hilariously humorous and twisted and bent and tremendous, tremendous camp. I needed to discover the entire telenovela sort of stuff which I discover so campy and humorous,” he stated.
“It’s a mixture of that and my love for Pedro Almodóvar movies, particularly his earliest stuff.
“Very vibrant and really enjoyable but additionally has loads of coronary heart. You are feeling one thing while you watch it.
“It’s going to be actually enjoyable trip.”
The Winner Takes It All starring Maxi Protect is screening at the Mardi Gras Film Festival on February 18.
Visit the QueerScreen website to see the total lineup for the thirtieth Mardi Gras Movie Pageant, from February 15 to March 2.
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