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The Beat Hotel

2012
1h 28m
Biography/Documentary/History
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Cast

Harold Chapman (Self)Peter Golding (Self)Oliver Harris (Self)Kit Hussey (William Burroughs)Nicholas Irion (Ian Sommerville)Andrew J. Kasten (Harold Chapman)Jason P. Kendall (Cyclops)Matthew M. Mitchell (Gregory Corso)

Director

Alan Govenar

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Synopsis

1957. The Latin Quarter, Paris. A cheap no-name hotel became a haven for a new breed of artists fleeing the conformity and censorship of America. The hotel soon turned into an epicenter of Beat writing that produced some of the most important works of the movement. It came to be known as the Beat Hotel. Alan Govenar's documentary "The Beat Hotel" explores this amazing place and time.

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