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Allen Ginsberg: An Elegy

2006 Rated NR 50m

This intimate documentary-style portrait of American Beat poet and counterculture icon Allen Ginsberg -- best known for his long-form poem "Howl" (1956) -- includes his last television interview before his death in 1997. Other highlights include rare footage captured by avant-garde filmmaker Jonas Mekas; a previously unseen film of Ginsberg performing with Paul McCartney; and a poignant memorial service tribute by Patti Smith.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, Spanish (Neutral), German, Italian, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.