October 21 - 22, 2016
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Thrills & Chills
John Waters’ gloriously grotesque second feature about a traveling Cavalcade of Perversion led by the larger-than-life Divine returns – fully restored and in cinemas for the first time in decades. Made on a shoestring budget, this gleeful mockery of the peace-and-love ethos doggedly tests the limits of taste and stars Waters’ beloved Baltimore regulars, the Dreamlanders. Multiple Maniacs remains an anarchist masterwork replete with all manner of depravity, from robbery to murder to one of cinema’s most memorably blasphemous moments!
Made on a shoestring budget in Baltimore, with Waters taking on nearly every technical task, this gleeful mockery of the peace-and-love ethos of its era stars Waters’ beloved regular cast the Dreamlanders, Multiple Maniacs is an anarchist masterwork from an artist who has doggedly tested the limits of taste for decades.
- Director: John Waters
- Country: USA
- Year: 1970
- Running Time: 96 Minutes