For 25 years, Academy Award®-nominated director Jerry Aronson accumulated more than 120 hours of film on Allen Ginsberg, resulting in this comprehensive portrait of one of America s greatest poets, author of Howl and other groundbreaking poems. The DVD includes exclusive and revealing interviews with his friends, family and contemporaries as well as never-before-seen materials made public through the close friendship forged between subject and filmmaker. The film acts as a contextual overview of the last 60 years of American culture, from the Beat era through the uncertainty of current times.
- Exclusive Interviews; Making Of Featurette; Ginsberg poem readings; Further extended and deleted scenes featuring Bob Dylan, William Burroughs, Neal Cassady; Photo gallery; Theatrical Trailer; Memorial for Allen Ginsberg; and more
Splendid! A great American story --Los Angeles Times
A very rich slice of cultural history, lovingly presented. --Boston Globe