From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Polyester (1981, USA) is a Comedy cult film directed by John Waters.


Main Details

  • Released in 1981
  • Color
  • Presented in Odorama
  • Running Time: 86 Min.
  • Production Co: New Line Cinema
  • Distribution Co: New Line Cinema (1981) (USA) (theatrical) | Pan-Canadian Film Distributors (1981) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by John Waters
  • Written by John Waters
  • Starring Divine, Tab Hunter, Edith Massey, David Samson, Mary Garlington, Ken King, Mink Stole
  • Produced by Robert Maier, Sara Risher, Robert Shaye, John Waters
  • Original Music by Michael Kamen
  • Cinematography by David Insley
  • Film Editing by Charles Roggero

Plot Summary

  • A suburban housewife's world falls apart when she finds that her pornographer husband is serially unfaithful to her, her daughter is pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's feet.


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