Meet the delightful Cassandro the Exotico

This stirring feature-length portrait of Lucha Libre star Cassandro (known as “The Liberace of Lucha Libre”) in his waning years in the ring is less a swan song than a meteor shower rendered in Technicolor.

Famed as much for his flamboyant drag and sky-high pompadour as for his show-stopping kicks and flips, Cassandro’s trailblazing ascent as one the industry’s first openly gay wrestlers has resonated internationally for a quarter century.

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