It Came from Kuchar

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It Came from Kuchar
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Jennifer Kroot
Produced by Jennifer Kroot
Tina Kroot
Holly Million
Starring George Kuchar
Mike Kuchar
Cinematography Christopher Million
Edited by Jesse Spencer
Release date
  • March 14, 2009 (2009-03-14) (South by Southwest)
Running time
86 minutes
Country United States
Language English

It Came from Kuchar is a 2009 documentary film about twin underground filmmakers George Kuchar and Mike Kuchar directed by Jennifer Kroot (a former student of George Kuchar at the San Francisco Art Institute) and produced by Tigerlily Films LLC. The film includes commentary by John Waters, Christopher Coppola, Wayne Wang, B. Ruby Rich, Atom Egoyan, Guy Maddin, Bill Griffith, and Buck Henry.

Funding for the film came from the Andy Warhol Foundation, Creative Work Fund, The Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco Arts Commission, and Frameline.[1]


The film premiered at the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas on March 14, 2009, and was shown at Frameline in San Francisco and at CineVegas in June 2009, and at Outfest in July 2009.


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The film has received a majority of favorable reviews. Rotten Tomatoes currently gives the film a 94 percent positive rating, 15 positive reviews out of 16, with an average rating of 7.5/10.[2]


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