Divine Trash (2000)

Divine Trash
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 37mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
  • EXTRA: 'Demented' As Ever
    By: Fiona Ng Mar 19, 2001

    HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 17, 2000 - He's been known as the "pope of trash," the "king of suburban exploitation," and other similarly flattering titles. And in a directorial career pushing 26 years, 15 oft-revolting films have spawned from his gross-out mind, any of which could make the Farrelly brothers' films look like Disney stuff. After years of cult veneration, John Waters -- America's campiest film auteur -- is inching within reach of the pop-culture radar with "Cecil B. Demented," another absurd e

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Synopsis
A look at the early career of cult filmmaker John Waters from his childhood puppet shows in his native Baltimore to the successful release of Pink Flamingos (USA/1972), widely regarded as the most important underground film ever made; the overview paints a portrait of a fiercely dedicated and ambitious young filmmaker and the loving family of actors, collaborators and oddballs which surrounded him.
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