The Pink Pimpernel

1989
25.0'
CA
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Synopsis

An intertextual essay retelling the reactionary French Revolution thriller The Scarlet Pimpernel and featuring Percy as an apolitical dandy and his estranged boyfriend Justin, an AIDS activist fighting for the release of treatment drugs. Juxtaposed with interviews with AIDS Action Now members who describe their battle against homophobic governents and profit-hungry pharmaceuticals.

Longfellow, Brenda, MacKenzie, S. and Waugh, T. The Perils of Pedagogy: The Works of John Greyson. Montreal: McGill-Queen's UP, 2013. Print.