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It's Baltimore, 1962, and a rebellious "pleasantly plump" teenager with the biggest bouffant on the block, Tracy (Daytime Emmy Award-nominee Ricki Lake - "Serial Mom," TV's "The Ricki Lake Show") attempts to be one of the featured stars on a popular dance show and win the coveted "Miss Auto Show" crown as she fights against racial discrimination in this film written and directed by John Waters ("Cry Baby," "Serial Mom") in an ode to the dance craze of the 60's. Featuring Divine ("Polyester," "Pink Flamingos") in his/her last gender-bending role as Tracy's mother. Also starring Emmy-nominee Sonny Bono ("The Sonny and Cher Comedy hour"), Emmy-nominee Jerry Stiller ("Zoolander," TV's "Seinfeld"), and Deborah Harry of the legendary rock band Blondie.]]>
Had to check it out because my grad daughter had a part in the local stage play.Published 9 days ago by David M. Heaukulani
I love this John Waters movie. One of his best. Love the dancing....do the dancing. I had the VHS and this Blu-ray is great!!!!!Published 10 days ago by swingbeat
Now A Classic shown in stunning HD. Best line delivery ever: Divine as Edna. "Will you keep that racket down, I'm trying to IRON in here....
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Classic Film, with an excellent cast. Not always an easy watch, as it deals with racial segregation issues and some fairly negative stereotypes but a good family movie, overall... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Simon T. Oldham
Love this movie! It is such a great diversion from the insanity that our country dishes out daily. A welcome relief for just plain crazy fun, this movie provides all that and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Meredith Gray