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Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder

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Release Date: February 08, 2013Running Time: 79 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $4,816.00
Genre: Documentary

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Allen Ginsberg
Dennis Hopper
Billy Collins

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This portrait of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, painter, activist and co-founder of the City Lights Bookstore, focuses on his pivotal role in creating the Beat movement and many literary careers. Interviews with Ferlinghetti, which took place over the course of a decade, include discussions on topics including the publication of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl," William S. Burroughs' "Naked Lunch: and Jack Kerouac's "On the Road." Political topics include the Vietnam War and the sexual revolution.