Desperate Living

Friday, April 5 - Saturday, April 13, 2024

Screening on 35mm!

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…

Screening as part of our new midnight series Sicks by John Waters

  • Country USA
  • Year 1977
  • Running Time 90 minutes
  • Format 35mm
  • Distributor Park Circus
  • Director John Waters
  • Cast Liz Renay, Mink Stole, Susan Lowe, Edith Massey, Mary Vivain Pearce
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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