Multiple Maniacs

Multiple Maniacs

Cookie Mueller
Director: John Waters Cast: Cookie Mueller
Cookie Mueller
, Paul Swift
Paul Swift
, Divine
John Waters

Blu-ray (Black & White / Wide Screen)

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Another effort from notoriously tasteless duo John Waters and Divine, Multiple Maniacs finds heavyweight transvestite Divine as the maniacal head of a group of murderous kidnappers. Bent on ridding society of it's most boring element, suburbanites, Divine and company tour under the guise of Lady Divine's Cavalcade of Perversions, a not-so-elaborate ruse to lure in the most complacent element of the population and slaughter them en masse. Mesmerized by promises of "actual queers, kissing on the lips," and other such promises of lurid thrills, the plan works like a charm until a vicious love triangle leads to a risky plot to murder ringleader Divine. Despite their past, Divine's partner David (David Lochary) and scheming newcomer Mary Mary Vivian Pierce) plot to dispose of the murderous murderess just as Divine is planning to fire David. Enraged at the sudden turn of events, Divine hits the streets in anger only to find innovative uses for a rosary before being raped by a man in a dress and a giant lobster.

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Product Details

Release Date: 03/21/2017
UPC: 0715515194815
Original Release: 1970
Source: Criterion Collection
Region Code: A
Presentation: [B&W, Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:36:00
Sales rank: 494

Special Features

New 4K digital restoration, supervised by director John Waters, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; New audio commentary featuring Waters; New interviews with cast and crew members Pat Moran, Mink Stole, Susan Lowe, George Figgs, and Vincent Peranio; New video essay by scholar Gary Needham; Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Cookie Mueller Actor
Paul Swift Actor
Divine Lady Divine
David Lochary Mr David
Mary Vivian Pearce Bonnie
Mink Stole Religious pervert
Edith Massey Barmaid/Jesus Christ's mother
Susan Lowe Actor
Ed Peranio Actor
Jack Walsh Actor
Susan Walsh Actor
Pat Moran Actor
Jack Roberts Actor
George Figgs Jesus Christ

Technical Credits
John Waters Director,Editor,Screenwriter

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