Harriet (Lisa De Leeuw; Dixie Ray: Hollywood Star) lives a repressed existence, working as a secretary in a Manhattan office. After discovering that her boss is secretly seeing a prostitute named Lucy (Lee Carroll; The Seductress), Harriet works up the courage to approach her to see if she can help her overcome her inhibitions. As the two women, from very different walks of life, become closer and closer friends, eventually moving in together, Lucy begins to feel that she’s loosing her identity to Harriet’s benefit.
A complex psychological drama written and directed by Henri Pachard (Babylon Pink), MASCARA features supporting performances from Lisa Cintrice, Tiffany Clark, Ron Jeremy, Bobby Astyr and Robert Kerman (R. Bolla). Produced, photographed and (uncredited) co-directed by Roberta Findlay, and scored by Walter Sear, MASCARA is an unforgettable exploration into the sexual psyche and comes to Blu-ray from Vinegar Syndrome, newly restored in 2k from its original negative and featuring new interviews with Findlay as well as co-star Lee Carroll, both moderated by historian Casey Scott.