Big Sur

Big Sur

Downloadable Video - 2013
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An adaptation of American literary icon Jack Kerouac's novel of the same name, BIG SUR focuses on a moment in Kerouac's life when, overwhelmed by the success of his opus On the Road and struggling to battle inner demons, he seeks respite in three brief sojourns to a cabin in the small, coastal California town of Big Sur. Michael Polish's film is at once a poetic meditation and a love-letter to the work of an author who defined the Beat Generation
Publisher: [United States] : 3311 Productions : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Branch Call Number: Movie/TV Download
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 81 min.)) : sound, color
Audience: Rated R

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amy_eighttrack
Sep 15, 2016

What a bummer. The actors seemingly did a good job of visually representing their characters. "Kill your heroes"? Yeah, sure; but I'd rather reread the book. Problem is, now I'll have the memory of this debacle as a focus and lose the joy of it.... And is this a true image of the actual people? If so - so what? Leave my imagination alone. Viewer beware.

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ilovewhippets
Jan 27, 2015

Depressing, dark movie! Not much saving grace there! Some characters were good. As a whole, though, not that good.

aaa5756 Jun 05, 2014

A Very Slow Moving Movie Very predictable. Very boring movie and Disappointing.

6ATE4are May 28, 2014

Boring smoking and drinking

kevfarley May 23, 2014

A drunken' mish mash. Lots of storm n' drang,..but not much elucidation of creativity. Boozy partying doesn't seem as 'beat' or unconventional as it used to !

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aaa5756 Jun 05, 2014

One word can sum up this movie DUMB.

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aaa5756 Jun 05, 2014

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

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