It’s San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, society’s reaction (the obscenity trial), and mind-expanding animation that echoes the startling originality of the poem itself. All three coalesce in a genre-bending hybrid that brilliantly captures a pivotal moment-the birth of a counterculture.
Movie details Howl
Release : 2010-08-26
Genre : Drama
Runtime : 84 minutes
Company : Rabbit Bandini Productions, Werc Werk Works
gay, poetry, literature, freedom, homosexuality, independent film, psychiatric hospital, counter-culture, 1950s