Desperate Visions: The Films of John Waters & the Kuchar Brothers (Creation Cinema Collection)
Publish Date: 1996-05-01
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.