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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 84 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Oscilloscope Pictures : 2010.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Rob Epstein.
Participant or Performer Note:
James Franco (Allen Ginsberg), David Strathairn (Ralph McIntosh), Jon Hamm (Jake Ehrlich), Bob Balaban (Judge Clayton Horn), Alessandro Nivola (Luther Nichols), Treat Williams (Mark Schorer), Mary-Louise Parker (Gail Potter), Jeff Daniels (David Kirk).
Summary, etc.:
James Franco delivers a career defining performance as poet Allen Ginsberg. Through his search for personal and creative expression, Ginsberg writes HOWL, and must contend with attorney Jake Ehrlich (Jon Hamm) during HOWL'S bizarre obscenity trial.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Poets, American > 20th century > Drama.
Trials (Obscenity) > United States > Drama.
Legal drama, American.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Drama.
New York (N.Y.) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.

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