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DVD006260

Burroughs: The Movie

Brookner, Howard. USA. 1983.

Title:
Burroughs: The Movie
Director:
Brookner, Howard
Production Co:
Citifilmworks
Country:
USA
Year:
1983
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2015
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   90 minutes.   b/w.   sound - monaural.   fullscreen
Language:
English language
Genre:
Documentary
Notes:
A portrait of author and poet William S. Burroughs, filmed over five years and rediscovered in 2011. Includes appearances by fellow artists including Allan Ginsberg, Herbert Huncke, Terry Southern and Lucien Carr. Supplemental materials include: commentary by Jim Jarmusch; 1985 audio interview with director Brookner; interview with nephew and film’s restorer Aaron Brookner; outtakes; 2014 NY Film Festival Q&A; 1982 23-minute experimental edit by Robert E. Fulton III; essay booklet.
Status:
In