Divine Trash
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A documentary profile of filmmaker John Waters, Divine Trash focuses on the bad-taste pioneer's early years, especially his 1972 breakthrough Pink Flamingos, which turned the director of Mondo Trasho and Multiple Maniacs into the king of midnight movies thanks to word of mouth about the film's gleeful taboo-bashing -- and a distribution deal with the fledgling New Line Cinema. Interviews with filmmakers who both influenced Waters (Paul Morrissey, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Mike Kuchar, George Kuchar) and were influenced by him (Steve Buscemi, Jim Jarmusch, David O. Russell, Hal Hartley)… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A decent if unremarkable biography of a fascinating director."
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"enough information to decide whether you want to wade into Waters' world of weirdoes"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
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