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William S. Burroughs : a Man Within [electronic resource].

William S. Burroughs : a Man Within

Davidov, Ilko. (Producer).
Cervi, Carmine. (Producer).
Leyser, Yony. (Producer).
Weller, Peter, 1947- (Narrator).
hoopla digital. (Added Author).
Directed by Yony Leyser. (Cast).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 87 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Oscilloscope Pictures, 2010.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Yony Leyser.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Peter Weller; commentators, John Waters, Peter Weller, James Grauerholz, Amiri Baraka, V. Vale, Dennis M. Dailey, Ira Silverberg, Laurie Anderson, Victor Bockris, Patti Smith, Marcus Ewert, Gus Van Sant, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Barry Miles, Regina Weinreich, Diane DiPrima, Iggy Pop, Tom Peschio, Wayne Propst, Robert McColl, Fred Aldrich, Patricia Elliot Marvin, Dean Ripa, Anne Waldman, John Giorno, Steve Silberman, David Cronenberg, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Jello Biafra, Hal Willner, Grant Hart; archive footage, Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol.
Summary, etc.:
A vibrant portrait of a Beat Generation icon, WILLIAM S BURROUGHS: A MAN WITHIN explores the brilliant and troubled world of one of our greatest authors. Featuring archival footage of Burroughs, as well as interviews with confidants such as John Waters, Patti Smith and Iggy Pop, the film, set to a soundtrack by Patti Smith and Sonic Youth shows how Burroughs spawned a countercultural movement.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Genre: Biographical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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