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Author: Hiro YamagataChuck WorkmanJohnny DeppDennis HopperJohn TurturroAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Fox Lorber Films ; New York, NY : Distributed by WinStar TV and Video, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filmmaker Chuck Workman explores the lives, works and influence of four leading lights of the "Beat Generation" of the 1950s: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Neal Cassady. Cutting back and forth between archival footage of his subjects and readings of selections from the authors' works, he creates a fast-paced collage of images that show how the Beats became the dominant counter-cultural movement  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biography
Named Person: Jack Kerouac; Allen Ginsberg; William S Burroughs; Neal Cassady; William S Burroughs; Neal Cassady; Allen Ginsberg; Jack Kerouac
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hiro Yamagata; Chuck Workman; Johnny Depp; Dennis Hopper; John Turturro; Jack Kerouac; Allen Ginsberg; William S Burroughs; Mark Apostolon; Calliope Films.; Beat Productions, Inc.; WinStar Cinema (Firm); Fox Lorber Films.; WinStar TV and Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1572528710 9781572528710
OCLC Number: 44605189
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
"Copyright 1996 Beat Productions, Inc."--Container.
"A WinStar Cinema release"--Container.
Special features: trailer, scene access, production credits, filmographies & awards, weblink.
Credits: Directors of photography, documentary sequences, Tom Hurwitz, Don Lenzer; directors of photography, performance sequences, Andrew Dintenfass, Jose Luis Mignone, Nancy Schreiber; film editor, Chuck Workman; original music, David Amram, Philip Glass; associate producers, Mark Apostolon, James Cady.
Performer(s): Readings by: Johnny Depp (Jack Kerouac), Dennis Hopper (William S. Burroughs), John Turturro (Allen Ginsberg).
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Source (Motion picture : 1999)
Responsibility: Calliope Films Inc. ; presented by Hiro Yamagata ; written, produced and directed by Chuck Workman.

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Filmmaker Chuck Workman explores the lives, works and influence of four leading lights of the "Beat Generation" of the 1950s: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Neal Cassady. Cutting back and forth between archival footage of his subjects and readings of selections from the authors' works, he creates a fast-paced collage of images that show how the Beats became the dominant counter-cultural movement of the last half of America's 20th century.

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