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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Stephen Dorff
Melanie Griffith
Adrian Grenier
Alicia Witt
Ricki Lake
Directors
John Waters
Screenwriters
John Waters
Running Time
88 minutes

Cecil B. Demented
A return to vile form for John Waters with this attack on Hollywood


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Plot
Apallingly egotistical film star Honey Whitlock spends most of her time emotionally torturing her assistant, until she is kidnapped by cinematic terrorist Cecil B. Demented and his merry band of "Sprocket Holes". As they force her to make a "real film" - and in the process terrorise Hollywood, she learns the “true meaning” of cinema...


Verdict
A return to vile form for the director after a slightly disappointing previous couple of movies, but probably for hardcore acolytes only.


Reviewed by Adam Smith

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