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Thirsty (2016)

TV-MA | | Biography, Drama, Musical | 15 June 2016 (USA)
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Bullied girly-boy Scott Townsend grows into revered drag queen Thirsty Burlington fighting obstacles along the way only to discover what he really wants is self-acceptance.


Margo Pelletier
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Scott Townsend ... Scott / Thirsty
Deirdre Lovejoy ... Doris Townsend
Cole Canzano ... Young Scott
Jonny Beauchamp ... Teen Scott
Christopher Rivera ... Chicky
Keith Leonard ... Virgil Townsend
Michael DiGioia ... Uncle Gene
Malina Weissman ... Girl in Pink
Everett Taylor Everett Taylor ... Rachel Rich / Ritchie
Avery Ragsdale Avery Ragsdale ... Charlene / Michael
Steven Brinberg Steven Brinberg ... Mia Darling / Toby
Natti Vogel Natti Vogel ... Christopher
Bianca Del Castillo Bianca Del Castillo ... Callie
Heidi Philipsen ... Carol
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Bianchi ... Gene's Wife (as Marie Bianchi)
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The post-queer, musical biopic Thirsty tells the story of girly-boy Scott Townsend, who turns to the world of drag as a safe respite from his bullied upbringing in the Cambridge, MA projects, becoming Thirsty Burlington, Provincetown's beloved Cher impersonator. Within a dynamic, non-linear structure, the film visits significant events in Scott/Thirsty's life, spanning the 1970s to the present, to illuminate the dangers and the joys of living life with a slippery gender. Culminating on an upbeat note, Thirsty's message champions acceptance, outside and in. Written by Anonymous

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15 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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Hudson Valley, New York, USA See more »

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Thin Edge Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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