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Thundercrack! (1975)
Rating: 18
Director: Curt McDowell

Marion Eaton
George Kuchar
Melinda McDowell
Mark Ellinger

Country: USA

Label: Synapse

Current Stock: 0
Price: £30.00

Brief Synopsis/Write-up:

YEARS IN THE MAKING! THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED RESTORATION OF THE UNDERGROUND FILM CLASSIC THUNDERCRACK! WILL FINALLY BE UNLEASHED TO THE PUBLIC! Witness if you dare… THUNDERCRACK!… the world’s only underground kinky art adult horror film, complete with four men, three women and rampaging circus animals. With the initial setup of an atmospheric gothic tale — a dark and stormy night breakdown featuring a creepy old house on the hill — it quickly turns into an eerie orgy of graphic humor, horror and sex. A tour de force of underground filmmaking with a plot beyond description, this film fully exposes itself with amazing dialogue and trash-noir lighting through which to peer at the pickles, the puke and the polymorphs. In 1975, Curt McDowell and writer/actor George Kuchar created the exceptionally perverse and utterly brilliant THUNDERCRACK!, a film not recommended for those with tender sensibilities. A true cult classic that has shocked, excited and amazed audiences worldwide for 40 years, this presentation is the first ever official North American video release!


Format: Blu-Ray
Region/TV Standard: Region 0 / NTSC
Language: English
Subtitles: English HoH, French (Parisian), German, Spanish (Castilian)
Running Time: 160 mins
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Case Type: Standard

Extra Features:

DISC ONE (Blu-ray)

* The Film
Vintage Audio Interview with Director Curt McDowell
"It Came From Kuchar" documentary (86:25)

Interview with Thundercrack! Author, George Kuchar (10:24)
Marion Eaton Recalls “Gert Hammond” (5:38)
“Recalling Thundercrack!”Interview with Mark Ellinger (8:24)
Curt McDowell & Marion Eaton 1976 Interview: San Francisco Bay Area Filmmakers (23:04)
Outtakes & Behind-the-Scenes Footage (29:46)
Sex Scene Outtakes (17:29)
Original Cast Audition Footage (8:38)
Short Films Directed By Curt McDowell
- "Confessions" (11:00)
- "Naughty Words" (2:12)
- "Loads" (19:28)
- "Boggy Depot" (16:49)
- "Siamese Twin Pinheads" (3:57)
Original Theatrical Trailer (3:28)

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