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Desperate Living(Movie, 1977)

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| 1h 30min | Genres: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Desperate LivingRating: 3.3/5 (with 3939 votes)
Desperate Living is a 1977 American comedy film directed, produced, and written by John Waters. The film stars Liz Renay, Mink Stole, Edith Massey, Susan Lowe, Mary Vivian Pearce, and Jean Hill. It is the third installment of what Waters has labelled the "Trash Trilogy", which also includes Pink Flamingos (1972) and Female Trouble (1974), and the only one to not feature Divine.The film generated a cult following around Renay, who appeared in at least two dozen other films. ()
Movie poster of Desperate Living

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About Desperate Living

A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 9 languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Swedish (SV), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/27/1977
Director: John Waters
Producer: John Waters, William Platt
Screenwriter: John Waters
Director of Photography: John Waters
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Viviendo desesperadas"
"Vivir desesperadamente"
"Nuovo Punk Story"
"Punk Story"
"Zyjac desperacko"
"Mortville"
Budget: 65,000 USD

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:28613, Added: 02/28/2018, Last updated: 05/31/2022