Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)

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Genre

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Release Year

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Director

Gus Van Sant

Producer

Laurie Parker, Lucy Phillips

Cast

Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Keanu Reeves

Country

USA

Runtime

106 min

Rating

R

Accessibility

Limited Mobility Access

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Uma Thurman stars as Sissy Hankshaw, a woman who leaves New York behind as she hitchhikes her way to the lush pastures of a midwestern ranch to model for feminine hygiene advertisements. When she arrives at the beauty-ranch, Sissy is introduced to a band of free-living, free-loving cowgirls rebelling against their drag queen employer and ranch owner, The Countess. Joining the cowgirls in their collective struggle against exploitation, Sissy not only finds liberating comradeship, she also finds romantic companionship.

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