Polyester

UPDATE 4.7.2021 – The screening of Polyester has been rescheduled for Friday, May  13th, 2022. Tickets purchased for the previously re-scheduled screenings will be honored for the new rescheduled date.

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This screening of Polyester is part of a two-day John Waters Festival which includes a screening of  Hairspray (1988) on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 at 4:30 pm and the live event This Filthy World: An Evening with John Waters on Saturday, May 14th at 7:30 pm. Tickets sold separately. 


FILM SYNOPSIS

A frustrated housewife, Francine Fishpaw (Divine), tries to maintain her sanity while taking care of her dysfunctional household. Elmer (David Samson), her husband and the owner of an adult theater, is sleeping with his secretary, and her delinquent teen son, Dexter (Ken King), and pregnant teen daughter, Lulu (Mary Garlington), aren’t helping matters any. But when Francine meets dashing Todd Tomorrow (Tab Hunter), the owner of a theater specializing in art films, her life appears rosier.

 

Information

  • Genre Comedy
  • Director John Waters
  • Released 1981
  • Runtime 1 Hour 26 Minutes
  • Rated R
  • Studio Warner Brothers
  • CountryUnited States

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