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After accidentally witnessing a mafia hit in the Windy City, gal pals Connie and Carla skip town for L.A., where they go way undercover as singers working the city's dinner theater circuit ... as drag queens. Now, it's not enough that they become big hits on the scene; things get extra-weird when Connie meets Jeff -- a guy she'd like to be a woman with.Written by
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We gotta go some place where we can just blend in. Somewhere where they'd never look for us, because there's no theatre, no musical theatre, no dinner theatre, no culture at all!
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Basically the synopsis is two girls (Connie and Carla) witness a murder and go on the run from the murderer. They end up as two women who find work in a club but have to disguise themselves as men who dress up as women. (Thats about as complicated as it gets). This is where Victor/Victoria and Sister Act come in.
True Connie and Carla is a combination of several films, including Some Like it Hot but I found it quite entertaining nevertheless.
To be honest I started watching with trepidation as I am a red blooded heterosexual and I thought that a film about cross dressers would not be much to my liking. But I was wrong.
For the most part I thought the script was tastefully written by Nia Vardalos (Connie), equally tastefully directed (Michael Lembeck) and acted by all concerned.
The soundtrack, although quite reasonable was not so good that it will be remembered but was catchy and enjoyable. The choreography quite passable and I did like the voice of Vardalos.
Although it will definitely never win any awards I would not be disappointed to find it in my Christmas Stocking.
Nia Vardalos certainly has both writing and acting talent.
I have always liked Toni Collette since her portrayal of Muriel in Muriel's Wedding. She has certainly lost some weight since ballooning in order to play that part.
Not the best ever movie but a deserved 6/10
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