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Pink Flamingos

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pink flamingos

Time Out says

Waters' exercise in deliberately appalling taste is not for the sensitive, needless to say, offering a series of more or less disgusting gags (a messy copulation involving the killing of a chicken, loads of scatological references, a close-up of a scrawny youth spectacularly flexing his anus) deployed around a plot in which a villainous couple attempt to wrest from Divine her claim to be the most disgusting person alive. The cast camp it up as if auditioning for some long-gone Warhol project. Waters raids de Sade in pursuit of extremes, but the difference between him and Warhol (or that other arch-exponent of extreme disgust, Otto Muehl) is that Waters' grotesquerie is decidedly trivial.

Written by VG

Release Details

  • Duration:95 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:John Waters
  • Screenwriter:John Waters
  • Cast:
    • Divine
    • David Lochary
    • Mary Vivian Pearce
    • Mink Stole
    • Danny Mills
    • Edith Maney
    • Channing Wilroy
    • Cookie Mueller
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