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UNDERGROUND FILM LEGEND GEORGE KUCHAR IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS
LURID 8MM MELODRAMAS FROM THE LATE 50'S AND 60'S (I.E. HOLD ME
WHILE I'M NAKED, ECLIPSE OF THE SUN VIRGIN, CORRUPTION OF THE
DAMNED, etc.) WHICH INFLUENCED COUNTLESS CONTEMPORARY FILMMAKERS
FROM JOHN WATERS TO GUY MADDIN. IN THE LATE 80'S,
THE STORM-CHASING KUCHAR BEGAN A SERIES OF VIDEO DIARIES
CAPTURING HIS HILARIOUS ANTICS IN HOTEL ROOMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY AS
HE SAT ALONE AND ENDURED THE WRATH OF VARIOUS LIGHTNING STORMS,
HURRICANES, & TORNADOES. HERE ARE 6 VOLUMES OF THE ULTRA-RARE
WEATHER DIARY SERIES:
WEATHER DARY #1- THIS FEATURE LENGTH VIDEO DOCUMENTS ONE
MONTH IN A TRAILER PARK / MOTEL IN OKLAHOMA, FOLLOWING PASSING
WEATHER AND A PARADE OF PEOPLE PASSING BY. 81 MINUTES.
(1986)
WEATHER DIARY #2- IN A MOTEL IN EL RENO, OKLAHOMA, GEORGE
OBSERVES AND COPES WITH LEAKING AIR CONDITIONING, FOOD SHOPPING,
LONLINESS, TELEVISION, & EATING, AMONG OTHER THINGS.
(1987)
WEATHER DIARY #3- GEORGE GOES TO OKLAHOMA, BUT THERE'S A
LULL IN STORM ACTIVITY. IT'S SPRING, AND THOUGH THERE'S ROMANCE IN
THE AIR, THE LIGHTNING JUST DOESN'T STRIKE; SO GEORGE MAKES HIS OWN
RAIN- OF SORTS. DESPITE THE DROUGHT THE VIDEOS MUST GO ON.
(1988)
WEATHER DIARY #4- ATTEMPTING TO APOLOGIZE FOR THE LACK OF
GOOD WEATHER IN WEATHER DIARY #3, GEORGE ARRIVES IN MILWAUKEE ONLY
TO FIND THE DROUGHT BACK IN FULL SWING. SINCE THERE'S NOT ENOUGH
GOOD WEATHER, THE VIDEO BECOMES A SOCIAL DIARY AGAINST THE BACKDROP
OF THE "MOTIVATION OF THE CARCASOIDS" PROJECT. (1988)
WEATHER DIARY #5- A MORE SOCIALLY ACTIVE ADDITION TO THE
WEATHER DIARY SERIES, WE MEET THE NATIVES AND PARTICIPATE IN THE
RITUALS OF BUSINESS, SCHOOLING, & HIGH HOPES ON THE FLATLANDS.
(1989)
WEATHER DIARY #6- aka SCENES FROM A VACATION. MUSIC COMES
ON LOUD AND CLEAR AND WASHES OVER A SERIES OF VISUAL IMPRESSIONS OF
THE LAND AND THE SKY AND THE FAULTY PLUMBING THAT SUBMERGES
PORCELIN BOTTOMS IN A SEA OF UNMENTIONABLE FROTH. (1990)
COMES ON 5 DVD'S IN PLAIN SLEEVES WITH NO ARTWORK.