Rent Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea on DVD

Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea

2004 Rated NR 1hr 13m

John Waters narrates this quirky exploration of the Salton Sea, the massive Southern California lake that was created by accident a century ago, became a popular desert resort and has since developed into a refuge for a community of oddballs. Filmmakers Chris Metzler and Jeff Springer explain the environmental mistakes that formed the sea and interview many of the area's current residents, including an aging nudist and a Hungarian revolutionary.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; directors' commentary; deleted scenes; Leonard and the Mountain; Miracle in the Desert; cast and crew interviews.