"An exhilarating, madcap cine-essay.” - VULTURE
Release Date: June 9, 2020
Director: Jeffrey McHale
Starring: Adam Nayman, April Kidwell, Peaches Christ
Running Time: 92 min
Rating: Not Rated
Synopsis: A chorus of film critics and fervent devotees explore the complicated afterlife of 1995’s biggest film flop, Paul Verhoeven's salacious Showgirls, from disastrous release to cult adoration and extraordinary redemption. The film features Adam Nayman (Vice Guide to Film), April Kidwell (I, Nomi) and Peaches Christ (Milk) along with archive interview footage with the cast and crew of Showgirls.
Variance provided virtual cinema setup and booking services for RLJE Films, partnering with theaters and festivals impacted by closures to create screenings for which they would receive a portion of the profits from ticket sales.