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The Gender Benders

Channel 4

FORMAT: 1 x 60′

Telling the bleak stories of a cast of eighties icons who defined the era this film reveals how the dark and destructive underbelly of Eighties sex and drugs excess almost stole their lives. We follow the key players – Steve Strange, Marilyn and Boy George – as they take steps to recovery and search for salvation. This documentary is the definitive story of how a decade nearly destroyed its biggest stars.