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Desperate Living

Synopsis

Divine was touring as a cabaret singer when director [[Performer~P218832~John Waters~johnwaters]] made this comedy of the grotesque, but he filled the void admirably with the equally rotund [[Performer~P32310~Jean Hill~jeanhill]] and burlesque-queen [[Performer~P59596~Liz Renay~lizrenay]]. The film tells the story of Peggy Gravel ([[Performer~P68420~Mink Stole~minkstole]]), a mad housewife who kills her husband then goes on the lam with her 300-pound maid Grizelda (Hill). After being sexually accosted by...more

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