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A film by Susan Winter

Streaming
2023

pousse_cafe_logo_medbold_kerning+3_white

A film by Susan Winter

Streaming
2023

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A film by
Susan Winter

Streaming
2023

“…A sublimely original American comedy.”

–John Hartl, The Seattle Times at SIFF

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Game show baron, Rex, enlists the reluctant help of son, Gerald, a gay performance artist, after the family matriarch runs off with a shrimp boat captain. Between comical attempts to lure her back, father and son hash out old family differences while testing recipes for Rex’s book on the history of cocktails.

Writer/Director Susan Winter’s reconciliation story is a love anthem to classic cocktail culture and Old Hollywood “cocktail comedies”. Breaking new ground in LGBTQI representation in this 1990’s film, Pousse Café’s prescient observations on class, gender, popular culture, and the archetypal struggle of father and son could have been written today.

ShadowCatcher Entertainment is excited to present the digital restoration of this dazzling, rediscovered, festival hit, created by an original voice in American, indie filmmaking.

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Directed by
Susan Winter

Starring
Anthony Hamilton
Dominic Hamilton-Little
Beatrix Ost

Cinematography by
Erich Roland

“A matched pair of dandies with ultra-refined tastes and razor sharp wits, whose wry verbal sparring is some of the best heard on screen since Tracy and Hepburn…the exotic cocktails they incessantly mix and enjoy are the most beautiful seen, anywhere…”


 - L. A. Outfest Film Festival

EVENTS

FILMS & COCKTAILS

  • VIRTUAL FILM & COCKTAIL EVENTS
  • PRIVATE SCREENING WITH THE DIRECTOR
  • HOST YOUR OWN PARTY
    AND MORE

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING THIS REDISCOVERED GEM WITH FABULOUS COCKTAILS/MOCKTAILS & FRIENDS

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

SUSAN WINTER

COLLECTION

THE POUSSE CAFÉ

LIMITED ADDITION

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