GERMANY – 2012 – 80 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY PEACHES
You came to see a rock show...
Following the advice of a 65 year old stripper, Peaches makes music that is sexually forthright. Her popularity grows and she becomes what her fans expect her to be — transsexual. She soon falls in love with a beautiful she male, but Peaches gets her heart broken and has to realize who she really is.
Described as an anti jukebox musical or the jukebox musical that got a sex change.
Peaches wrote, directed, and played the role of Peaches, herself.
Peaches is a iconic musician and performance artist.
Known for her Gender bender provocation she has inspired and shaped the mainstream into a more inclusive and sexually progressive surrounding. Over the years, she’s built a reputation on her suggestive and intelligent lyrics, her amalgamation of rock and electro sounds and her balls-out performances, continuing to outdo herself with each brash step.
Peaches has released 4 albums to date. She has toured the world extensively from 2000-2012. Aside from her featured appearances on the latest albums from R.E.M., Christina Aguilera and the Flaming Lips, Peaches has been a keynote speaker and guest lecturer at institutions like NYU and the University of Toronto.
Peaches has recently focused on Theatrical production. she conceived and performed PEACHES DOES HERSELF, a quasi-autobiographical, career-chronicling theatrical production. In Peaches Christ Superstar, peaches directed and performed the complete musical Jesus Christ Superstar as a one woman show with Gonzales on piano accompaniment. In 2012, Peaches broke new ground by starring as Orfeo in Monteverdi’s 1607 Italian opera and standing out as the only classically untrained cast member.
PEACHES DOES HERSELF is her first feature film.
"Peaches does a musical on her own terms" (An interview with Peaches)
- THE GLOBE AND MAIL
"Sundance London to host UK premiere of Peaches Does Herself"
- SCREEN DAILY
"To bring my live show to town in conjunction with the screening … digs deeper into what I stand for as an artist while exploring the images and misconceptions surrounding my work," she said in a statement.
"PEACHES DOES HERSELF is Outlandish New Musical In the vein of 'Rocky Horror': 'That's the dream,' she says"
- ROLLING STONE
"Peaches Does Toronto: Homegrown Musician Debuts Her Jaw-Dropping First Film To An Expectedly Uproarious Crowd"
"PEACHES DOES HERSELF: Wants 'Rocky Horror' Cult Fame for TIFF Film"
"Things got a little crazy at the bash for the premiere of the Peaches movie Friday night"
- NOW MAGAZINE
“I started to see people who came the second time start to dress up,” says Peaches. “If it went on longer, maybe it would have started to have that ‘Rocky Horror’ kind of feel of yelling things and stuff. I think someone even threw something one night.”
- DIFFUSER FM
"Peaches unveils musical featuring exploding penises"