Howl (2010)

Drama, Romance
1h 24min
Age rating


James Franco
Allen Ginsberg
Jon Hamm
Jake Ehrlich
Treat Williams
Mark Schorer
Jeff Daniels
Professor David Kirk
David Strathairn
Ralph McIntosh
Alessandro Nivola
Luther Nichols
Aaron Tveit
Peter Orlovsky
Bob Balaban
Judge Clayton Horn
Jon Prescott
Neal Cassady
Todd Rotondi
Jack Kerouac
Alex Emanuel
Six Gallery
Cecilia Foss
Beatnik Poet


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.

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