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Bukowski: Born Into This
     

Bukowski: Born Into This

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Director: John Dullaghan, Charles Bukowski, Bono, Sean Penn

Cast: John Dullaghan, Charles Bukowski, Bono, Sean Penn

 
Advertising writer John Dullaghan makes his feature-length directorial debut with the documentary Bukowski: Born Into This. The infamous poet, novelist, and screenwriter Charles Bukowski has made a legacy of writing about hard living in a unique prose style. His work paralleled his lifestyle, leading to the autobiographical novels Women, Hollywood

Overview

Advertising writer John Dullaghan makes his feature-length directorial debut with the documentary Bukowski: Born Into This. The infamous poet, novelist, and screenwriter Charles Bukowski has made a legacy of writing about hard living in a unique prose style. His work paralleled his lifestyle, leading to the autobiographical novels Women, Hollywood, and Post Office. This documentary investigates his life through archival clips, interviews, and footage of the man himself. He appears at a public reading in San Francisco's City Lights Bookstore. Conversations with Bukowski's friends, including rock star Bono and actor Sean Penn, reveals some personal stories and experiences. Bukowski: Born Into This was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize in the documentary competition at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/21/2006
UPC:
0876964000062
Original Release:
2002
Rating:
R
Source:
Magnolia
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:53:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Bukowski's final home movie footage from 1992; Sneak peek at previously unpublished poems and "Dinosauria, We" ; Deleted scene; Extended interviews - Bono, Linda Lee Bukowski, Taylor Hackford and publisher John Martin; Tom Waits and Bono Read Bukowski poetry; Born Into This: Behind-the-scenes featurette; Audio commentary by director John Dullaghan

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bukowski: Born Into This
1. Chapter 1 [11:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:05]
3. Chapter 3 [12:33]
4. Chapter 4 [8:50]
5. Chapter 5 [10:10]
6. Chapter 6 [10:42]
7. Chapter 7 [10:42]
8. Chapter 8 [8:30]
9. Chapter 9 [9:14]
10. Chapter 10 [7:11]
11. Chapter 11 [2:01]
12. Chapter 12 [4:19]

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