Pecker (Widescreen)

Closed Capationed Starring: Edward Furlong & Christina Ricci Director: John Waters  Rated: R: Restricted
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Pecker (Widescreen)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 26 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: New Line Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Single Layer
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Dolby Surround - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Production Interviews: Chuck Shacochis - Photographer
    • Audio Commentary: John Waters - Director
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Stills/Photos: Snapshot Gallery

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Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"Teabagging is forbidden here at the Fudge Palace!"
  - Tina (Martha Plimpton) to an unruly customer

Entertainment Reviews:

Movieline's Hollywood Life - 09/??/1998
"...The characters are vivid, and you'll be pleased to know that Waters hasn't lost his taste for outrageous sexual humor..."
Sight and Sound - 02/??/1999
"...PECKER remains a refreshing reminder of Waters' spunky talents, and offers continued proof that there really is a very thin line between treasure and trash..."
Rolling Stone - 10/15/1998
"...Beguiling fun..."
Entertainment Weekly - 03/05/1999
"...A broad yet loving satire....Turns your home into a kitschy wingding..." -- Rating: A-
New York Times - 09/25/1998
"...Ebulliently trashy fun..."
Box Office - 09/01/1998
"...A wickedly funny sensibility....PECKER is a fun flick..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/25/1998
"...The proceedings are surprisingly sweet and cheerful..."

Product Description:

The winning 10th feature from John Waters straddles a fine line between the eager vulgarity of his earlier works and the sloppy sweetness of HAIRSPRAY and CRY-BABY. Set, as usual, in Baltimore, the film stars Edward Furlong as Pecker, a sweet-natured young fellow who happily passes the days photographing his surroundings with a cheap secondhand camera. Egging him on are his Virgin Mary-obsessed grandmother (Jean Schertler), his sugar-addicted younger sister (Lauren Hulsey), his kleptomaniac best friend (Brendan Sexton III), and his girlfriend (Christina Ricci), who runs a Laundromat with an iron fist. When Pecker's works are "discovered" by a slumming NYC art dealer (Lili Taylor), his simple life is turned upside down, and he quickly realizes that he was happier as an unknown.

A valentine to--and satire of--the art world, PECKER makes strangely poignant statements about the nature of art and the value of fame. As someone with a foot in both the New York art scene and the earthiness of Baltimore, the title character obviously has more than a touch of the director in him. As with all other Waters films, those who are familiar with Baltimore culture will be even more richly rewarded.

Plot Keywords:

Photographers | Satire | Theatrical Release

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  • Sales Rank: 95,752
  • UPC: 794043473128
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