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Polyester

Polyester (1981) (R)

For his first studio picture, filth maestro John Waters took advantage of his biggest budget yet to allow his muse Divine to sink his teeth into a role unlike any he had played before: Baltimore housewife Francine Fishpaw, a heroine worthy of a Douglas Sirk melodrama. Blessed with a keen sense of smell and cursed with a philandering pornographer husband, a parasitic mother, and a pair of delinquent children, the long-suffering Francine turns to the bottle as her life falls apart - until deliverance appears in the form of a hunk named Todd Tomorrow.

Showtimes for
Thursday, December 1

No Showtimes Available.

Details

Comedy
1 hr. 26 min.
Opened May 29th, 1981

Director

John Waters

Writer

John Waters

Cast

Divine
Tab Hunter
Edith Massey
David Samson
Mary Garlington
Ken King
Mink Stole
Joni Ruth White
Hans Kramm
Stiv Bators

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