Roman Candles (1967)

05/10/1967 (US) 40m
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A triple projected trash epic

Overview

John Waters' second film, shot on 8mm, and featuring Divine for the first time. Essentially a plotless collage of random incidents involving sex, drugs, religion and The Wizard of Oz, it was shown with an equally random soundtrack mixing “obnoxious radio advertisements, rock 'n' roll and press conferences with Lee Harvey Oswald's mother”. It was shown three times in public, but never released commercially.

  1. John Waters

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Divine

    Divine

    Party Guest / Man with Scarf

  2. Mark Isherwood

    Man in Bed

  3. David Lochary

    David Lochary

    Reading Man

  4. Mona Montgomery

    Bride with Whip / Woman in Bed

  5. Pat Moran

    Party Guest

  6. Mary Vivian Pearce

    Mary Vivian Pearce

    Woman Attacked by Fan

  7. Bob Skidmore

    Man with Electric Fan / Man in Bed

  8. Maelcum Soul

    Smoking Nun

  9. Mink Stole

    Mink Stole

    Party Guest

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Full Cast & Crew

No videos, backdrops or posters have been added to Roman Candles.

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

56

We're so close, yet so far.

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