Howl

(2010)

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Synopsis

Allen Ginsberg (James Franco) defends his poem "Howl" from charges of obscenity in this biopic focusing on the famed Beat poet's early life and featuring an animated visualization of the poem created by former Ginsberg collaborator Eric Drooker.

Directors

Jeffrey Friedman, Rob Epstein

Production year

2010

Rating

R

Studio

Oscilloscope Pictures

Runtime

84 minutes

Cast

James Franco, David Strathairn, Jon Hamm, Bob Balaban, Jeff Daniels