Mondo Trasho
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The first feature film directed by self-proclaimed "Prince of Puke" John Waters, this black-and-white, mostly silent comedy cost just 2000 dollars. Mondo Trasho looks its budget, but has some amusing moments as it tells the story of a woman (Mary Vivian Pearce) who has a very bad day. First, she is accosted in the park by a foot-fetishist who sucks her toes. When she runs away, she is hit by a car. The driver, played by 300-lb. transvestite Divine, lost control of the wheel while staring at a naked man (Mark Isherwood) hitch-hiking by the roadside. Divine takes Pearce along with her,… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A dry run for Waters' later outlaw-salvos, a bit of utterly ballsy dissonance, to be seen, heard, felt, suffered through"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"memorable only as the first serious outing of one of America's most provocative, fiery, satirical, and ultimately hilarious filmmakers"
‑ James Kendrick, Q Network Film Desk
"Viewer discretion is advised"
‑ John A. Nesbit,
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