Burroughs

United States, 1983

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William Burroughs, the noted American novelist, is the subject of this documentary filmed over five years and including material shot earlier, in black and white, by British film director, Antony Balch. In cinema verite style, director Howard Brookner shows Burroughs as a private person reminiscing about his inspirations and exploits. Writers and reviewers appearing in this film include Alan Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. Contents include: Reel 1 - Nova Express, the Place of Dead Roads, Cities of the Red Night, The Wild Boys, Naked Lunch Reel 2 - Naked Lunch, Nova Express Reel 3 - The Place of Dead Roads

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Citifilm Works

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Howard Brookner

Alan Yentob

director

Howard Brookner

Duration

01:27:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1983

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