Desperate Living (1977)

Desperate Living (1977)

Director John Waters

Writer John Waters

Genre Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Year 1977

Actors Liz Renay, Mink Stole, Susan Lowe, Edith Massey

IMDB : 7.2 (3,778 votes)


Description 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...


  • shishizash4 2012-12-20 04:18:05
    the dog part was disgusting.
  • jonnyjaywick 2012-11-29 11:12:34
    i have yet to track down a copy on dvd. i have it on vhs, but no longer have a VCR.
  • MonkeeJuice 2012-09-10 03:35:45
    This is the only John Waters film I have yet to own on DVD

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