Film Poster, 'The Fruit Machine' card

Film Poster, 'The Fruit Machine'

Writer Frank Clarke’s follow-up to Letter to Brezhnev is another tale of friendship, longing and adventure. Two gay teen friends leave behind the harsh reality of everyday Liverpool life when entering the fantasy world of transvestite nightclub, The Fruit Machine. There they witness a murder and fearing for their lives, escape the city and its shackles. Will they and their friendship survive outside of their hometown? Clarke followed this film with Blonde Fist in 1991, starring sister Margi Clarke once more.