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Pecker (1998)
Starring: Bess Armstrong, Edward Furlong, Mary Kay Place, Martha Plimpton, Christina Ricci, Brendan Sexton III, Mink Stole, Lili Taylor
Director: John Waters
Category: Comedy, Independent
Studio: New Line Cinema
86 mins



   SynopsisHe never realized how far 35 millimeters would take him.

Famed writer/director John Waters chronicles America's most unlikely superstar photographer, Pecker, a Baltimore teenager who picks up a second-hand camera and starts snapping his way to stardom. Discovered by a savvy New York art dealer, Pecker's photographs, which highlight his obsessive girlfriend and her fascist laudromat, his sister and her raunchy all-male strip bar and his other "culturally challenged" family members and friends, make him a nationwide sensation. But Pecker soon discovers that instant over-exposure has its downside and he must make a fateful choice between his life and his art. Boasting a wickedly fun soundtrack, Pecker proves that "John Waters hasn't lost his taste for outrageous humor!"


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