William S. Burroughs: featuring never before seen footage as well as exclusive interviews with his closest friends and colleagues. Born the heir of the Burroughs' adding machine estate, he ... See full summary »
Burroughs: The Movie explores the life and times of controversial Naked Lunch author William S. Burroughs, with an intimacy never before seen and never repeated. The film charts the ... See full summary »
William S. Burroughs,
A series of 5-minute line animations (drawn in the rough style and with the minimalist plots of David Lynch's The Angriest Dog in the World comic strip) featuring an angry and violent Neanderthal, and his family and neighbors.
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.
Mind you, if you hate Burroughs and his life, you might hate this. But I've yet to see an animated or clay animation feature that captures the spirit of Christ and Christmas more than this, and that of course was Burroughs', and Matthew's, point. Jesus and Mary were low- lives, carrying an illegitimate child, with no place to stay for the night. Burrgoughs draws the parallels very clearly with Danny the Car Wiper's own quest. The technical execution of the clay animation is a treat and the hip hop soundtrack succeeds in creating the urban atmosphere. I have looked all over the world to find this on DVD or a new VHS, with no luck. Why has it not been re-released?!
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