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Gang of Souls: A Generation of Beat Poets (1989)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 1989 (USA)
Gang of Souls: A Generation of Beat Poets is a movie starring William S. Burroughs, Jim Carroll, and Gregory Corso. Maria Beatty's documentary exploring the insights and influences of the American Beat Poets. The film conveys their consciousness and sensibility through interviews with William Burroughs, ... See full summary »

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Diane Di Prima ... Herself
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John Giorno ... Himself
Richard Hell ... Himself
Lydia Lunch ... Herself
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Ed Sanders ... Himself
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Maria Beatty's documentary exploring the insights and influences of the American Beat Poets. The film conveys their consciousness and sensibility through interviews with William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Diane Di Prima, among others. Also weaves in additional commentary from contemporary musicians, poets and writers such as Marianne Faithfull, Richard Hell, Lydia Lunch and Henry Rollins. Also expands upon how the poets reached new levels of creativity and inspired social change. Written by Clint Weiler

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$10,000 (estimated)
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