Mondo Trasho

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This bizarre John Waters' film covers a day in the life of a young woman (Mary Vivian Pearce). She is run over with a car by Divine, the three hundred pound transvestite. She recalls memories of her two evil stepsisters, meets a shrimper, runs away from a man with a shoe fetish and witnesses a laundromat miracle. Thrown into an insane asylum. she escapes only to be knifed to death in a pig sty. This satirical look at sex and violence is in color, but the process is not listed. Waters would gain a growing reputation in the years to follow as a cinematic purveyor of the crude and tasteless. He completed this production ffor only $2,000.


Chris Atkinson
as Attendant
as Portly bombshell
John Leisenring
as Foot fetishist
David Lochary
as Dr. Coathanger
Mary Vivian Pearce
as Fashion fanatic
Mink Stole
as Institution inmate
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My least favourite of the John Waters' films, amateurish and only bits were funny. I found it quite disturbing to be honest

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