BIG SUR

A recounting of Jack Kerouac's three sojourns to the cabin in Big Sur owned by his friend, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

 

Writer/Director: Michael Polish

Based on the Novel by Jack Kerouac

Executive Producers: Donal Logue, Mark Roberts, Jim Sampas, Eddie Vaisman

Producers: Ross Jacobson, Orian Williams, Adam Kassen and Michael Polish

Co-Producers: Sean King O'Grady

Starring: Jean-Marc Barr, Kate Bosworth, Radha Mitchell, Anthony Edwards, Henry Thomas, Balthazar Getty, Josh Lucas

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"Big Sur rises and fades, shifts and moves, through movements and melodies, singing a beautifully sad song for an era and a man who lost his way." 

INDIE WIRE 

"A moody, complex and sometimes surreal meditation on the artistic process, aging and death, the film impressionistically weaves together some of the more literary passages from the novel with depictions of the actual events incorporated into the plot." 

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

"...like a tone poem on depression, meditative and elliptical, trapping us inside Kerouac's fevered mind, the words in his internal monologues coming out in a rush, as if he can't stop them from coming."

MADISON MOVIE