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Howl (2010)

R 09/24/2010 (US) Drama 1h 24m

The Obscenity Trial That Started a Revolution. The Poem That Rocked a Generation.

Overview

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.

  1. Jeffrey Friedman

    Screenplay, Director, Writer

  2. Rob Epstein

    Screenplay, Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Franco

    James Franco

    Allen Ginsberg

  2. Jon Hamm

    Jon Hamm

    Jake Ehrlich

  3. Mary-Louise Parker

    Mary-Louise Parker

    Gail Potter

  4. Treat Williams

    Treat Williams

    Mark Schorer

  5. Jeff Daniels

    Jeff Daniels

    Professor David Kirk

  6. David Strathairn

    David Strathairn

    Ralph McIntosh

  7. Alessandro Nivola

    Alessandro Nivola

    Luther Nichols

  8. Aaron Tveit

    Aaron Tveit

    Peter Orlovsky

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Full Cast & Crew

Howl
Howl

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $5,000,000.00

Revenue $1,183,258.00

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