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Mondo Trasho (1969)

 -  Comedy  -  14 March 1969 (USA)
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A day in the lives of a hit-and-run driver and her victim, and the bizarre things that happen to them before and after they collide (sexual assault by a crazed foot-fetishist, visions of ... See full summary »

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Bob Skidmore ...
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Margie Skidmore ...
Shocked Mother in Park / The Virgin Mary
Berenica Cipcus ...
Evil Stepsister #1 / Asylum Inmate / Dr. Coathanger's Nurse
Jack Walsh
Chris Atkinson
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Mark Isherwood ...
The Hitch-Hiker
Mike Bauer
Pat Moran ...
Dr. Coathanger's Secretary
George Figgs ...
Asylum Inmate / Man in Waiting Room
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A day in the lives of a hit-and-run driver and her victim, and the bizarre things that happen to them before and after they collide (sexual assault by a crazed foot-fetishist, visions of the Virgin Mary, strange chicken-foot grafting operations). Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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At Last... A "Gutter Film"

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14 March 1969 (USA)  »

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$2,100 (estimated)
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Divine: [talking to the Virgin Mary] Oh, Mary... teach me to be Divine.
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And introducing John Leisenring as 'the shrimper' See more »

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He's So Fine
Written by Ronald Mack
Performed by The Chiffons
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Good, but a little sick
18 May 1999 | by (nj) – See all my reviews

Mondo Trasho is a great movie. The movie is funny, yet serious, and really makes a statement. The plot is thin, yet confusing even though there is no dialogue. At times, the movie gets a little sickening, like the very first scene. Or the Dr. Coat Hanger scene. But what makes this movie great is the music. I recommend this movie to anyone, that is, if you can find it anywhere.


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