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Waters, John 1946-

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Hairspray by John Waters( Visual )

66 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy Turnblad, a teenager with huge hair, a big grin, and all the right moves, becomes the queen of Baltimore's number one dance revue
Art 21 art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 37 diverse artists, taking viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration
Cindy Sherman by Eva Respini( Book )

15 editions published in 2012 in 4 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cindy Sherman is one of the most influential and consistently original artists of our time. Masquerading as a myriad of characters in front of her own camera, Sherman creates invented personas and provocative tableaus that examine the construction of identity and the nature of representation. Her works speak to our increasingly image-saturated world, drawing on the unlimited supply of visual material provided by the mass media, pop culture, and art history. Whether portraying a career girl or a blond bombshell, a fashion victim or a clown, a French aristocrat or a society lady of a certain age, Sherman's work has always had the ability to reflect the ideas of the culture at large and to resonate with a wide audience. Cindy Sherman presents the most up-to-date overview of her groundbreaking career, from the mid-1970s to the present, and provides new insight into the work of this relentlessly innovative artist."--Publisher's website
This Film Is Not Yet Rated by Kirby Dick( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A raucous and riveting expose of the inner workings of the most influential censorship group in the country - the notoriously secretive MPAA film ratings board. When the MPAA refuses to let Academy Award nominated director Kirby Dick's cameras in, he hires a team of female private investigators to uncover Hollywood's best kept secret - the identities of the film censors themselves"--Container
Cry baby by John Waters( Visual )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof and homage to 1950's teen rock melodramas. Cry Baby is a rebel with a gang of rough friends. Allison is the straight-laced girl who falls for him
Mommie dearest by Paramount( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of legendary movie star Joan Crawford as she struggles for her career and battles the inner demons of her private life. This torment manifests itself into her relationships with her adopted children, Christina and Christopher
Serial mom by John Waters( Visual )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beverly Sutphin is a seemingly perfect homemaker who will stop at nothing to rid the neighborhood of anyone failing to live up to her moral code
These amazing shadows( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the history and importance of the National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and the American experience itself
Pecker by John Waters( Visual )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pecker tells the story of a goofy 18-year-old who works in a Baltimore sandwich shop and takes photos of his loving but peculiar family and friends on the side. Pecker, so named for his childhood habit of "pecking" at his food, stumbles into fame when his work is "discovered" by a savvy New York art dealer
Seed of Chucky( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chucky and his homicidal honey Tiffany are brought back to life by their oddball offspring, Glen. The couple takes Los Angeles by storm, unleashing a wild new rampage of murderous mayhem. As Chucky and Tiffany get rolling on a new murder spree, Chucky can't believe his child doesn't want to walk in his murdering footsteps
Something wild( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A straitlaced businessman meets a quirky, free-spirited woman at a downtown New York greasy spoon. Her offer of a ride back to his office results in a lunchtime motel rendezvous--just the beginning of a capricious interstate road trip that brings the two face-to-face with their hidden selves"--Container
Polyester by John Waters( Visual )

43 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comic melodrama about a typical American housewife whose life is going to pot
Blank city( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1970s to the middle 1980s, Manhattan was in ruins. But true art has never come from comfort, and it was precisely those dire circumstances that inspired artists like Jim Jarmusch, Lizzy Borden, and Amos Poe to produce some of their best works. Taking their cues from punk rock and new wave music, these young maverick filmmakers confronted viewers with a stark reality that stood in powerful contrast to the escapist product being churned out by Hollywood. Documents the history of "No wave cinema" and "cinema of transgression" movements
John Waters' Pink flamingos( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This underground epic, which breaks every rule of good filmmaking and good taste, set a benchmark for the bizarre that has never been equaled. Babs Johnson, a trailer park bon vivant proudly claims the title of the filthiest person alive. The envy of every neighborhood degenerate, it isn't long before another couple set their sites on Divine's legacy, and in the proud American tradition, competition forces each contender to outdo the other
I am divine by Jeffrey Schwarz( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dynamic, fun, and often poignant portrait of the legendary Divine. Learn about his humble beginnings as an overweight, teased Baltimore youth, and his rise to fame as an internationally recognized drag superstar
Cecil B. Demented by John Waters( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and French and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young lunatic director and his devoted cult of cinema terrorists kidnap a Hollywood movie goddess and force her to star in their radical underground movie
Crackpot : the obsessions of John Waters by John Waters( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays reflects the author's off-beat world view and features advice on such topics as how to not make a movie, how to become famous, and how to retain a sense of humor under the most dire circumstances
Art : a sex book by John Waters( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cult film director John Waters and art critic and curator Bruce Hainley offer a provocative and personal interpretation of the theme of sex and sexuality in art. They have selected a wide range of works, from graphic depictions of the body to abstract images suggesting or inviting different ideas of the erotic, and have arranged them into "rooms" just as in a real exhibition. Andy Warhol, Larry Clark, Richard Kern, Sarah Lucas, Cy Twombly, Lily van der Stokker, Jeff Burton, Karen Kilimnik and Paul McCarthy are just some of the 70 well known artists in the book, which includes paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and video. The authors talk about their selection in a frank and elucidating conversation, presented in three parts. They consider many of the issues thrown up by the art and discuss - with humour and seriousness alike - how it reflects attitudes towards sex and the body."--
Mansome( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-nominated director Morgan Spurlock takes a hilarious look at the 21st century man's identity and how image consciousness, gender politics, and proper grooming have changed it. Features interviews with Judd Apatow, John Waters, and Paul Rudd on what it means to be a man in a world with a diverse definition of masculinity
A dirty shame by John Waters( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and German and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a concussion awakens the carnal urges of Sylvia, the people of Pinewood become pitted against each other in a battle of decency versus depravity
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Cry babyMommie dearestSerial momPeckerSeed of ChuckyCrackpot : the obsessions of John WatersArt : a sex book
Alternative Names
John Waters

John Waters amerikai filmrendező, színész, humorista és író

John Waters amerykański producent filmowy, aktor i scenarzysta

John Waters cinéaste américain

John Waters regisseur

John Waters regista, sceneggiatore e scrittore statunitense

John Waters US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Waters, John

Waters, John Samuel.

Waters, John Samuel 1946-

Waters, John Samuel 1946- Jr

Waters, John Samuel, Jr.

Waters, John Samuel, Jr., 1946-

Waters Johnas

Τζον Γουότερς

Джон Вотерс

Уотерс, Джон

Уотерс, Джон американский кинорежиссёр, сценарист, актёр и писатель.

ג'ון ווטרס

ג'ון ווטרס שחקן אמריקאי

جان واترز تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون ووترز

워터스, 존 1946-

존 워터스

ウォーターズ, ジョン