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Hairspray

John Waters' breakthrough (to a mainstream commercial audience) film featuring the last performance of Divine. Set in Baltimore circa 1962, Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) is a plump teen with a mission - integration. This 'hilariously hip trip of hair-raising proportions' also features Debbie Harry, Sonny Bono and special appearances by Ric Ocasek and Pia Zadora. Waters himself has a cameo as a wacko psychiatrist.

Year: 1988
Genre: Comedy, Cult Films / After Dark
Country: USA
Director: John Waters
Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Deborah Harry, Ricki Lake, Jerry Stiller
Duration: 92 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains coarse language.
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Location in store: Cult

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