The Criterion Collection to release ‘Pink Flamingos’ Uncut and on Blu-ray for its 50th birthday!

The Criterion Collection will release John Waters‘ controversial cult film PINK FLAMINGOS Uncut and on Blu-ray for the first time on 25th July 2022 to celebrate the film’s 50th birthday.

The film will be presented from a brand new digital restoration of the BBFC 18-certificated, uncut film.

Director John Waters made bad taste perversely transcendent with the forever shocking counterculture sensation PINK FLAMINGOS, his most infamous and daring cinematic transgression.

Outré diva DIVINE stars as the wanted criminal hiding out with her family of degenerates in a trailer outside Baltimore while revelling in her tabloid notoriety as the “Filthiest Person Alive.”

Special Features:

New 4K digital restoration, supervised and approved by director John Waters, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack.

Two audio commentaries featuring Waters, from the 1997 Criterion laserdisc and the 2001 DVD release.

New conversation between Waters and filmmaker Jim Jarmusch.

Tour of the film’s Baltimore locations, led by Waters.

Deleted scenes, alternate takes, and on-set footage.


English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

PLUS: An essay by critic Howard Hampton and a piece by actor and author Cookie Mueller about the making of the film, from her 1990 book Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black

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