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    Unique ID Code: 0000174795
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 10/7/2016 17:59
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    Burroughs - The Movie

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    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 93 minutes
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    Content Type: Movie

    Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner's 1983 documentary about WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS (Naked Lunch) was for decades mainly the stuff of legend; that changed when Aaron Brookner, the late director's nephew, discovered a print of it in 2011 and spearheaded a restoration. Now viewers can enjoy the invigorating candidness of Burroughs : The Movie, a one-of-a-kind nonfiction portrait that was brought to life with the help of a remarkable crew of friends, including JIM JARMUSCH (Down By Law) and TOM DICILLO (Living In Oblivion), and that features on-screen appearances by fellow artists of Burrough's including Allen Ginsbserg, Herbert Huncke, Patti Smith and Terry Southern.

    Special Features:
    • New, high-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
    • New interviews with filmmakers Jim Jarmusch, Aaron Brookner, and Tom DiCillo, as well as William S. Burrough's friends and fellow writers James Grauerholz and Stew Meyer.
    • Rare outtakes
    • Footage from the 2014 New York Film Festival premiere of the film's restoration
    • Thirty-minute experimental edit of the film from 1981 by inventor and photographer Robert E. Fulton Jr.
    • More!
    • PLUS: An essay by critic Luc Sante and a collage poster by artist Alison Mosshart

    Video Tracks:
    1.33:1 Aspect Ratio Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    Mono English

    Directed By:
    Howard Brookner

    William S. Burroughs
    Alan Ginsberg
    John Giorno
    Lucien Carr
    James Grauerholz
    Patti Smith
    Brion Gysin

    Director of Photography:
    Howard Brookner
    Richard Camp
    Tom DiCillo
    Cathy Dorsey
    James A. Lebovitz
    Larry Shlu
    Mike Southon

    Ben Morris
    Scott Vickrey

    Howard Brookner

    Executive Producer:
    Edouard Douek


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