Featuring interviews and performances with more than 20 leading burlesque artistes, The Secrets of Burlesque takes a behind the scenes look at one of the most varied and creative forms of entertainment that there is.
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4/10, everybody can do burlesque, no matter the age, the size, the gender. according to this documentary. The question is what lies behind this notion and if Lili St. Cyr were in the business today, what would have been people's reaction to her act. But maybe it is me being a sexist pig...
The subject is very interesting. Burlesque is about "challenging cultural ideals and gender ideals, blowing the boundaries (...) appreciating all the differences between people (...) It is not just striptease, it is more than that". However, the editing of the film could be more captivating avoiding the repetitions.