About the film
Once Upon a Time in the East
Release Date: May 26, 1974
|Production Companies||:||Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie, Les Productions Carle-Lamy|
|Writers||:||Michel Tremblay, André Brassard|
Two women and a transvestite gay man cross paths in this French Canadian drama. The transvestite is preparing for a drag-queen beauty pageant, and has decided to present himself as Cleopatra. Of the two women, one was just fired from her waitressing job and seeks to go back to work at the nightclub where the beauty pageant is to be held. The other woman's mother has just won one million food stamps.