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Desperate Living (1977)

Desperate Living
6.8 Rating
(39 ratings)
7.2 IMDB rating

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Liz Renay

Liz Renay

Muffy St. Jacques
Mink Stole

Mink Stole

Peggy Gravel
Susan Lowe

Susan Lowe

Mole McHenry
Edith Massey

Edith Massey

Queen Carlotta
Mary Vivian Pearce

Mary Vivian Pearce

Princess Coo-Coo
Jean Hill

Jean Hill

Grizelda Brown
Brook Yeaton

Brook Yeaton

Bosley Jr.
Karen Gerwig

Karen Gerwig

Beth


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Tumppi rated this 7/10 5 days, 12 hours ago
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"22.05.2015 Jos vain mitenkään mahdollista, on tämä vieläkin kummallisempi kuin yksikään Watersin elokuva, jonka olen tähän mennessä katsonut. Alku vaikuttaa hyvin paljon Female Troublen kaltaiselta, mutta muutaman käänteen jälkeen tässä ollaan jossain kirjaimellisesti värikkäässä trailer parkissa, jolla on oma kuningatar sekä hovinsa. Lavasteet, puvustus ja ihan kaikki tässä ovat niin törkeän mautonta, että pakkohan tätä on rakastaa."


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" In Waters cinema, the extreme theatricality of the characters plays with grotesque. Desperate Living is one of his most carnavalesque movies."


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" By far my favourite John Waters film. I absolutely love this movie! It's trashy and vile with a fantastical plot - but the characters - OMG, the characters. Totally off the wall. I know dialogue from this movie like we all do from Monty Python's "Life of Brian" - it's an experience you won't forget :)"


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