Filmmaker John Waters His film is "Cecil B. Demented" has just been released on His film is Cecil B. Demented has just been released on video and DVD. Its about an underground filmmaker and his cult following who declare war on bad cinema by kidnapping a starlet and forcing her to star in their own film. Waters other movies include, Pecker about a young amateur photographer who becomes the darling of the New York art world; Cry Baby, a juvenile delinquent love story set in the 1950's, which brought together such performers as Patty Hearst, Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, David Nelson, and Polly Bergen. Waters is known for his independent, off-beat films, such as Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, and "Polyester." In 1988 WATERS entered the mainstream with his popular film, "Hairspray."