Female Trouble. 1974. USA. Directed by John Waters. 35mm. 89 min.
The second film in John Waters’s Trash Trilogy, Female Trouble is the story of holy terror Dawn Davenport (the legendary Divine), who sets off on a depraved, lifelong path of crime and chaos after her parents refuse to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. After all, “nice girls don’t wear cha-cha heels!” But then, Dawn Davenport is not a nice girl.