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It Came from Kuchar

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Long before YouTube, there were the brilliantly insane, no-budget movies of underground, filmmaking twins George and Mike Kuchar. Creating stars out of their friends and family with just consumer-grade cameras, the teenage Kuchar brothers went from the 1960's New York City underground film scene of Andy Warhol and Kenneth Anger to become the twin maestros of B-movie glamour and sleaze. Their wildly warped films such as "I Was a Teenage Rumpot", "Sins of the Fleshapoids" and "Hold Me While I'm Naked" stunned the screen with seedy Hollywood glamour, anything-goes sexuality, hilarious robots and prepubescent toilet humor – and influenced an entire generation of filmmakers. In a mesmerizing stream-of-consciousness style, IT CAME FROM KUCHAR effortlessly interweaves nostalgic footage of 1950's New York, a "greatest hits" collection of Kuchar clips and present day interviews of an all-star lineup of fans including John Waters, Buck Henry, Atom Egoyan, Wayne Wang, Bill Griffith, Gerard Malanga, B. Ruby Rich and Guy Maddin. Both outrageous and lovable, George and Mike will inspire you to pick up a camera and start making movies. IT CAME FROM KUCHAR is a must see for lovers of film everywhere.


Andrew Lampert
Andy Rodriguez
Andy Warhol
Atom Egoyan
B. Ruby Rich
Bill Griffith
Brook Hinton
Buck Henry
Christopher Coppola
Cullen Quave
Dan Carbone
Denah Johnston
Donna Kerness
Evdoxia M. Mpras
Floraine Connors
George Kuchar
Gillian Lewis
Guy Maddin
Jack Stevenson
Jeffrey Schwarz
John Carlson
John Waters
Jonas Mekas
Joshua Kanies
Justine Suzanne Jones
Larry Jordan
Larry Leibowitz
Lewis Gillian
Linda Martinez
Marian Wallace
Marion Eaton
Marion Eaton
Mark Rokoff
Michele Gross-Napolitano
Mike Diana
Mike Kuchar
Noel Lawrence
Nyq Bonaventura
Richard Nixon
Rock Ross
Tina Sinclaire
V. Vale
Wayne Wang



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