Desperate Visions: The Films of John Waters & the Kuchar Brothers

Desperate Visions: The Films of John Waters & the Kuchar Brothers

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Author/Editor: Stevenson, Jack
Publisher: Creation Books
Date: 1996
Binding: Paperback
Condition: USED - Very good. An excellent, unmarked copy with tight binding and minor shelf wear.

John Waters is the notorious director of such cult-movie classics as "Pink Flamingos", "Female Trouble", "Desperate Living" and "Hairspray". Desperate Visions features several in-depth interviews with Waters, as well as with members of his legendary entourage including Divine, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole and Miss Jean Hill.

George and Mike Kuchar are the directors of such low budget/ underground classics as "Sins of the Fleshapoids" and "Hold Me While I'm Naked". Their visionary trash aesthetic was a great influence on the young John Waters. Desperate Visions includes extensive interviews with the Kuchars, as well as a comprehensive assessment of their career and influence.

A unique feature on actress, Marion Eaton, star of the gothic porn epic "Thundercrack!", is also included. With many rare photographs, filmography and index, Desperate Visions is an essential introduction to the wild world of John Waters and to the outrageous camp/underground film tradition which his movies exemplify.