24 June 2011

Saigon In Beverly Hills

Saigon in Beverly Hills
United States - 1993ish
Director - Tuan Anh
Tuan Anh Productions, 1993, VHS
Run Time - I don't have the karaoke stamina to count

What blogathon would be complete without a random oddity from the Lost Video Archive VHS vault?  In this case, transgender Vietnamese variety show hosted by singer Tuan Anh who just happens to be on tour right now!

This post is part of the Queer Film Blogathon hosted by Garbo Laughs


Caroline said...

Ah! What a find! I'd love to know more about her...

The Goodkind said...

I asked a Vietnamese coworker, and his answer was somewhat vague except to say there is a particular genre of song that is meant to be preformed in effusive costume etc. I want to know more. Honest;y, it resembled the song/performance that is run on contemporary Vietnamese state television, except with less nationalism and more Trans.