Desperate Living

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A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.

  1. John Waters

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Liz Renay

    Liz Renay

    Muffy St. Jacques

  2. Mink Stole

    Mink Stole

    Peggy Gravel

  3. SL

    Susan Lowe

    Mole McHenry

  4. Edith Massey

    Edith Massey

    Queen Carlotta

  5. MV

    Mary Vivian Pearce

    Princess Coo-Coo

  6. JH

    Jean Hill

    Grizelda Brown

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget $65,000.00

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • May 27, 1977



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