Directed by John Krokidas
Produced by Michael Benaroya, Christine Vachon, Rose Ganguzza, Jared Ian Goldman, John Krokidas
Country : United States
Language : English
Box office : $1 030 064
Running time : 104 minutes
Key words : 40’s, poets, New York, cigarettes, jazz, murder, paranoia, books, the Beat Generation.
Plot in few words : The story is about the college days of some of the earliest members of the Beat Generation (Lucien Carr, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and Jack Kerouac), their interactions, and the killing in Riverside Park in Manhattan, New York City.
Reasons 2 watch :
– based on real events
– amazing jazz music
– unexpected turn of actions
– perfect cast
– breakes your heart
– atmosphere of New York in 40’s
Be careful, you are not in Wonderland. I’ve heard the strange madness long growing in your soul, in your isolation but you fortunate in your ignorance. You who have suffered find where love hides, give, share, lose, lest we die unbloomed.
VD choice : If you are ready to open your mind and heart for the next experiences for the characters, then this movie definitely suits you. While watching it, you don’t notice how you are transferred to New York in the 1940s. The film has everything from sincere love to murder. Music perfectly complements the movie, so you you will be puzzled and delighted.