ACMI

Melbourne Cinémathèque: The Adventures of Iron Pussy

One of contemporary cinema’s most meditative, spiritual directors also produced this unabashedly queer and outlandish lo-fi musical action-comedy. Pussy – a kickboxing drag superheroine and rogue pro-sex-work advocate – is assigned…

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Exhibition Details

Category

Screenings

Event Starts

Jul 14, 2021

Event Ends

Jul 14, 2021

Venue

ACMI

Location

Fed Square

One of contemporary cinema’s most meditative, spiritual directors also produced this unabashedly queer and outlandish lo-fi musical action-comedy.

Pussy – a kickboxing drag superheroine and rogue pro-sex-work advocate – is assigned a deep cover special mission to take down a drug ring. Based on characters developed by Bangkok performance artist Michael Shaowanasai, Weerasethakul ’s audacious and self-consciously trashy parody of 60s and 70s Thai genre films invokes two of the era’s major stars, Mitr Chaibancha and Petchara Chaowarat.

Format: Colour, Digital

Language: Thai with English subtitles

Source: GMM Grammy

Duration: 90 mins

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