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William S. Burroughs: A Man Within

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Director: Yony Leyser Country: United States Year: 2010 Runtime: 87 mins Genre: Documentary
Sexual references, drug references, drug use and coarse language

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Alongside his Beat contemporaries, Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs was one of the first writers to break the boundaries of 20th century literature. Addressing queer and drug culture in the 1950s, his novel Naked Lunch became one of the most recognized and respected of contemporary literary works, and has influenced generations... More »

Special Features

  • Deleted scenes featuring Burroughs' shotgun art
  • Burroughs' home movies with Patti Smith, Steve Buscemi, Allen Ginsberg, Sonic Youth and others
  • Readings by Burroughs and Patti Smith
  • Naked Lunch 50th anniversary celebration
  • Q&A with director Yony Leyser at BFI London Film Festival 2010
  • Bill and Anna: a short film by Yony Leyser
  • Theatrical trailer

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10/08/2011 Release Date:
English Languages:
Yony Leyser Director:
English subtitles Subtitles:
87.0 mins Runtime:
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