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Lifetime Guarantee: Phranc's Adventures in Plastic

  • Runtime: 58 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Gender Issues, History, Social History, Music
  • Director:Lisa Udelson


Phranc (born Susan Gottlieb) gained a measure of popularity in the 1980s as "America's favorite Jewish lesbian folksinger," performing witty but often politically charged songs in which she described her crush on Martina Navratilova, her annoyance with female mud wrestling, and her lifelong hatred of prejudice and love of surfing. Phranc released two major-label albums and toured with artists such as Billy Bragg and Morrissey, but like many musicians, her career path had its share of ups and downs. In...more