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Here's a reissue that should seem quaint to no one: Twenty-five years later, Pink Flamingos is probably still the most repellent film ever made, which is exactly what director John Waters intended all along. Divine, a pound transvestite, plays a woman who is forced to fend off challengers to her title as "The Filthiest Person Alive," in this case an exhibitionist couple that kidnaps hitchhikers, impregnates them, sells the babies to lesbian couples, and uses the money to fund schoolyard heroin rackets. Everything you've heard about Pink Flamingos is true, but what the reports of chicken-fucking and other abominations fail to convey is just how funny the movie is.
Twisted Masterpieces August 11, Comments I never had a war to go to where I could kill strange people and make myself a man. I had to cut my teeth in the theatres, watching bloodshed and violence and sexuality through the sheen of celluloid.
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Most of the cast and crew were arrested while filming the naked hitchhiker scene. F emale Trouble — The story of Dawn Davenport, portrayed by Divine, follows a larger-than-life delinquent all the way from high school to her shocking demise many years later. A Christmas-gift-gone-sour leads to her running away from home and having intercourse with a skid-marked ogre, also played by Divine, on a dirty mattress in the woods.
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Greatest Film Scenes and Moments P3. In Alan Parker's re-imagining of the Pink Floyd album, a musical masterpiece - a remarkable descent into madness through a series of rambling music video segments by burned-out rock singer Pink Bob Geldorf in a Los Angeles hotel room:. In Blake Edwards' caper comedy - the first film that introduced the long-running comedy series:.
The GCDb. The dog feces in the infamous final scene are real. According to director John Waters, the dog was fed steak for three days beforehand.
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