Rent Flicker on DVD


2008 Rated NR 1hr 15m

Filmmaker Nik Sheehan delves into the unique life of artist Brion Gysin, who collaborated with his best friend and beat generation icon William S. Burroughs to create the Dream Machine, which was meant to liberate its users' minds. Interviews with pop culture figures such as Iggy Pop, Marianne Faithfull and DJ Spooky convey the potency of the dreamlike creative state achieved with the help of this light-based machine.

Rent DVDs for only $4.99 a month.

More like Flicker

In the Realms of the Unreal Herb & Dorothy Magritte: An Attempt at the Impossible Exit Through the Gift Shop The Desert of Forbidden Art Beauty Is Embarrassing For No Good Reason Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye Tim's Vermeer Matisse/Picasso: Twin Giants of Modern Art

Movie Details

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

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.