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One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur (2008 Documentary)
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"One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur" examines Jack Kerouac's escape from post "On The Road"... (98 mins.)
Director: Curt Worden
 
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Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
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A pharmacy-robbing dope fiend and his crew pop pills and evade the law. (102 mins.)
 
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Howl (2010)
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As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized. (84 mins.)
 
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Poetry in Motion (1982 Documentary)
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More than 20 contemporary North American poets recite, sing, and perform their work. Several also comment... (91 mins.)
Director: Ron Mann
 
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Naked Lunch (1991)
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After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa. (115 mins.)
 
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Pull My Daisy (1959 Short Film)
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Milo is a railroad brakeman, his wife a painter. They have some poet friends who spend a good bit of time hanging out at their apartment... (30 mins.)
 
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What Happened to Kerouac? (1986 Documentary)
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(96 mins.)
 
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On the Road (2012)
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Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. (124 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
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The Junky's Christmas (1993 Short Film)
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Burroughs takes down a book and reads us the story of Danny the Carwiper, who spends Christmas Day trying to score a fix... (21 mins.)
 
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Ah Pook Is Here (1994 Short Film)
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A disturbingly organic-looking figure speaks to us of life, politics and death as the symbol of the common man toils away. (6 mins.)
Director: Philip Hunt