In one of the most iconic collaborations between John Waters and Divine, a schoolgirl becomes an avant-garde criminal, all in the name of beauty.
Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pierce, Mink Stole
USA 1974. 96min
This season would be nothing without the King of Filth. But when so many of his films fit the brief, which to choose? Ultimately, it had to be the good-girl-gone-bad tale of cha-cha-heel-desiring Dawn Davenport, one of the many iconic collaborations between Waters and Divine. Now, who’s ready to die for art?
The screening on Thursday 10 August will be introduced by Justin Johnson, Lead Programmer.
Contains scenes audiences may find distressing and scenes of a sexual nature.