Polyester (1981)

Filmed in ODORAMA

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1981-05-29
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 62 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 26min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: New Line Cinema
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's feet.

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  • Divine

    as Francine Fishpaw
  • Tab Hunter

    as Todd Tomorrow
  • Edith Massey

    as Cuddles Kovinsky
  • David Samson

    as Elmer Fishpaw
  • Mary Garlington

    as Lu-Lu Fishpaw
  • Ken King

    as Dexter Fishpaw
  • Mink Stole

    as Sandra Sullivan
  • Joni Ruth White

    as La Rue
  • Hans Kramm

    as Heintz
  • Stiv Bators

    as Bo-Bo Belsinger
  • Rick Breitenfeld

    as Dr. Arnold Quackenshaw
  • Michael Watson

    as Freddy Ashton
  • Derek Neal

    as Pimp
  • Jean Hill

    as Gospel Bus Hijacker
  • Mary Vivian Pearce

    as Nun A
  • Sharon Niesp

    as Nun B
  • Cookie Mueller

    as Betty Lalinski
  • Marina Melin

    as Supermarket Victim
  • Susan Lowe

    as Mall Victim
  • Tom Diventi

    as Bo-Bo's Friend
  • George Hulse

    as School Principal
  • Tony Parkham

    as Teenage Witness
  • Keats Smith

    as Boutique Saleslady
  • George Udell

    as Jewish Man
  • Mrs. Horner

    as Oriential Woman
Sound Michael Kamen Original Music Composer
Sound Skip Lievsay Sound Editor
Writing John Waters Screenplay
Directing John Waters Director
Production John Waters Producer
Art Vincent Peranio Art Direction
Camera David Insley Director of Photography
Editing Charles Roggero Editor
Costume & Make-Up Van Smith Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Van Smith Makeup Artist