Polyester 1981

John Waters

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.

Runtime: 1 hour and 26 minutes

 

Credits

Cast

  • Divine Francine Fishpaw
  • Tab Hunter Todd Tomorrow
  • Edith Massey Cuddles Kovinsky
  • David Samson Elmer Fishpaw
  • Mary Garlington Lu-Lu Fishpaw
  • Ken King Dexter Fishpaw
  • Mink Stole Sandra Sullivan
  • Joni Ruth White La Rue
  • Hans Kramm Heintz
  • Stiv Bators Bo-Bo Belsinger
  • Rick Breitenfeld Dr. Quackenshaw
  • Michael Watson Freddy Ashton
  • Derek Neal Pimp
  • Jean Hill Gospel Bus Hijacker
  • Jim Hill Picket Reporter
  • John Brothers TV News Announcer
  • Mary Vivian Pearce Nun A
  • Sharon Niesp Nun B
  • Cookie Mueller Betty Lalinski
  • Marina Melin Supermarket Victim
  • Susan Lowe Mall Victim
  • Tom Diventi Bo-Bo's Friend
  • George Hulse School Principal
  • Tony Parkham Teenage Witness
  • Paul Holland Pizza Man Lover
  • Alberto Panella Pizza Man 2
  • Frank Tamburo Pizza Man 3
  • Nancy Morgan Alcoholic Leader
  • Keats Smith Boutique Saleslady
  • Gordon Kamka Detective A
  • David Klein Detective B
  • George Stover Press A
  • Steve Yeager Press B
  • Marv Egoff Press C
  • John De La Vega Press D
  • Chuck Yeaton Hospital Reporter
  • George Udell Jewish Man
  • Mrs. Horner Oriential Woman
  • Katie Casey Nurse
  • Gail Kondylas Pregnant Girl
  • Judith Klein Woman Clipping Nails
  • Alan Hauser Deb Announcer
  • Garey Lambert Abortion Picket
  • Lynda Lambert Abortion Picket
  • Dorothy Braudy Abortion Picket
  • George Figgs Abortion Picket
  • Leo Braudy Abortion Picket
  • Pat Figgs Abortion Picket
  • Joan Insley Abortion Picket
  • Sam Insley Abortion Picket
  • Brook Yeaton Porno Picket
  • Kitty Samson Porno Picket
  • Stuart Rome Porno Picket
  • Paula Rome Porno Picket
  • Steve Waters Porno Picket
  • Treva Barnes Porno Picket
  • Sharon Waters Porno Picket
  • Anne Mallory Porno Picket
  • John Allen Porno Picket
  • Jay Allen Porno Picket
  • Tommy Allen Porno Picket
  • Hilary Aidus Porno Picket
  • Joan Erbe Porno Picket
  • Jay Bennett Bus passenger (uncredited)
  • Rocky Collins Bus passenger (uncredited)
  • Denny Dormody Man leaving Charles Theatre (uncredited)
  • Bernard Jay Doorman at the Edmondson (uncredited)
  • Jay Leno Journalist on TV News (uncredited)
  • Karl Otter TV Reporter at Movie Theatre (uncredited)
  • Charles Roggero Bus passenger (uncredited)

Writers

  • John Waters

Producers

  • John Waters
  • Robert Shaye
  • Sara Risher
  • Robert Maier