Divine Trash


1h 37m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A look at the early career of cult filmmaker John Waters from his childhood puppet shows in his native Baltimore to the successful release of Pink Flamingos (USA/1972), widely regarded as the most important underground film ever made; the overview paints a portrait of a fiercely dedicated and ambiti

Film Details

Also Known As
Divine Trash: The John Waters Story
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

A look at the early career of cult filmmaker John Waters from his childhood puppet shows in his native Baltimore to the successful release of Pink Flamingos (USA/1972), widely regarded as the most important underground film ever made; the overview paints a portrait of a fiercely dedicated and ambitious young filmmaker and the loving family of actors, collaborators and oddballs which surrounded him.

Film Details

Also Known As
Divine Trash: The John Waters Story
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Filmmakers Trophy for Documentary at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival.

Released in United States January 1998

Released in United States June 1999

Released in United States March 1998

Released in United States on Video October 7, 2003

Released in United States Spring March 31, 2000

Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 17-27, 1999.

Shown at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas March 13-21, 1998.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 15-25, 1998.

Released in United States January 1998 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 15-25, 1998.)

Released in United States March 1998 (Shown at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas March 13-21, 1998.)

Released in United States Spring March 31, 2000

Released in United States June 1999 (Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 17-27, 1999.)

Released in United States on Video October 7, 2003