Director: Harmony Korine
“Pity the festival-going fool who stumbles unawares into Harmony Korine's patently abrasive, deliberately cruddy-looking mock documentary Trash Humpers.” - Variety
Amongst the badly-lit alley ways that buffer suburban homes exists a great American underground that has been hidden from view - until now. Here we find the elderly left to their own devices, a geriatric Jackass where filming each other humping trash cans and smashing baby dolls counts as an active retirement.
Harmony Korine (Gummo, julien donkey-boy) shows a world where the bastard kids from Gummo are left to grow old and perform twisted vignettes in glorious lo-fi VHS, and any last remnants of good taste are thrown onto the trash - only to be humped by grandpa.
“A pre-fab underground manifesto to rank beside John Waters' legendarily crass Pink Flamingos.” - Variety
Various UK/France/Ireland/USA, 2006 USA, 1997 USA, 1998 USA, 1997
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