Introduced by curatorial assistants Laura Minton (prints & drawings) and Marijana Rayl (photography) in conjunction with the exhibition Always Greener: Seeing and Seeking Suburbia
John Waters’s Serial Mom is an edgy comedic satire of America’s obsession with economic prosperity following World War II. Kathleen Turner plays the quintessential suburban wife and mother who is quite tightly wound. As the body count begins to rise in the neighborhood, a police investigation get closer to the truth—threatening the family’s perfect world. Ricki Lake, Sam Waterston, and plenty of star cameo appearances complete the eclectic cast.