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I Am Divine

I Am Divine
  • 2013
  • US
  • 90 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jeffrey Schwarz

Affectionate documentary about Harris Glenn Milstead, who in his drag queen persona of Divine was the muse of John Waters and People magazine's 'Drag Queen of the Century'. Schwarz's impressive collection of talking heads (including Waters, Ricki Lake and Divine's mum) make for a story told with wit, insight and compassion.

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I Am Divine

16 Jul 20144 stars

Affectionate documentary offers a fresh perspective on the outrageous drag star

Divine – who died in 1988 aged just 42 – was a whole lot of woman onscreen and a whole lot of man off it. He might not have lived long but he burned with a fierce, hypnotising flame. Jeffrey Schwarz's affectionate documentary presents the man they…

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