Desperate Living

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Desperate Living ★★½ 1977

Typical John Waters trash. A mental patient (Stole) is released and becomes paranoid that her family may be out to kill her. After aiding in the murder of her husband (the hefty maid, Hill, suffocates him by sitting on him), Stole and Hill escape to Mort-ville, a town populated by outcasts such as transsexuals, murderers, and the woefully disfigured. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Mink Stole, Jean Hill, Edith Massey, Liz Renay, Mary Vivian Pearce, Cookie Mueller, Susan Lowe, Ed Peranio, Pat Moran, George Stover, Turkey Joe, Channing Wilroy; D: John Waters; W: John Waters; C: Thomas Loizeaux.