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Desperate Living

Desperate Living(1977)

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Brief Synopsis

A rich housewife murders her husband with the help of her overweight maid, and the two go on the run, ending up in Mortville, a town providing refuge for criminals. They shack up with a lesbian ex-wrestler and her murderess lover, before running into the tyrannical Queen Carlotta, ruler of Mortville...

Cast & Crew

John Waters Director
Liz Renay Muffy St Jacques
Mink Stole Peggy Gravel
Susan Lowe Mole Mchenry
Edith Massey Queen Carlotta
Mary Vivian Pearce Princess Coo Coo
Jean Hill Grizelda Brown
Brook Blake Bosley Gravel Jr
Karen Gerwig Beth Gravel
Al Strapelli Dr Evans
George Stover Bosley Gravel
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  NC-17 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1977 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Color Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  .....Production Company, New Line Cinema .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, New Line Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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    John Williams 2014-06-07

    "Desperate Living" is the craziest movie ever made, and it manages to claim this title without dragging in the supernatural or utilizing bizarre... MORE>