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Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)

 -  Comedy  -  2005 (USA)
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Celeste (Margaret Cho) and Bam Bam (Bruce Daniels) escape their Midwest hometown for New York, and take on their high-school nemeses - the dictators of the world-famous Salon Mirage - while discovering that true beauty lies within.

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Celeste / Mommy
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Bam Bam
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Eugene
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Jackie
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Darlene
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Stephan
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Ryan
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Alegra
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Neo Nazi
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Tony
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Legba
Sabrina Matthews ...
Suburban Dyke
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Angela
Jackie Kashian ...
Eileen
Nisha Ganatra ...
Linda
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Celeste and Bam Bam escape their Midwest hometown on an epic road trip to New York City. There they take on their high-school nemeses - now the dictators of the world-famous Salon Mirage - and discover that true beauty lies within. Written by Anonymous

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The shortest distance between two points isn't always a straight line.

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The story is loosely based on Cho's experience growing up in San Francisco in the 1980s. See more »

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Referenced in Margaret Cho: Assassin (2005) See more »

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Written by 'Jeff McDonough' (ASCAP) and 'Margaret Cho' (ASCAP)
Performed by 'Margaret Cho' and 'Jeff McDonough'
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Bam Bam and Celeste - Hysterical!!!
26 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco! The film was funny, campy and a great send-up of 80s high school life! The audience at The Castro Theatre hooted and hollered and cheered all the way through. The moment we first saw Margaret we ALL applauded. I laughed throughout the film along with everyone else. Bruce Daniels was fun and watched it with us. (He and the director did a Q&A after.) Great first feature... well directed and great pink car! I don't want to give any spoilers but if you want to see a silly, campy romp then check this film out when it plays in limited release later this fall. Spread the word and hopefully it will get bigger distribution!


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