The Broken Tower

Overview

James Franco writes, directs, produces, and stars in this biopic based on the life of celebrated American poet Hart Crane, and based on the book by author Paul Mariani. A man who used the English language like an artist uses a brush, Crane traveled the world in search of inspiration. But his passion burned too bright, setting the stage for a tragedy that would rob the poetry world of a vital and brilliant voice. Michael Shannon and Stacey Miller co-star.
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Overview

James Franco writes, directs, produces, and stars in this biopic based on the life of celebrated American poet Hart Crane, and based on the book by author Paul Mariani. A man who used the English language like an artist uses a brush, Crane traveled the world in search of inspiration. But his passion burned too bright, setting the stage for a tragedy that would rob the poetry world of a vital and brilliant voice. Michael Shannon and Stacey Miller co-star.
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Special Features

Audio Commentary with Director James Franco, Producer Vince Jolivette and Cinematographer Christina Voros; ; Interviews with Hart Crane and Scholars by James Franco
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/26/2012
  • UPC: 741952716990
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Source: Ent. One Music
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 42,471

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Franco Hart Crane
Michael Shannon Emile
Stacey Miller Peggy Crowley
Dave Franco Young Hart Crane
Technical Credits
James Franco Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Caroline Aragon Producer
Vince Jolivette Producer
Miles Levy Producer
Jeff Most Executive Producer
Jeff Rice Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Broken Tower
1. Scene 1 [9:41]
2. Scene 2 [5:52]
3. Scene 3 [8:56]
4. Scene 4 [20:23]
5. Scene 5 [6:59]
6. Scene 6 [11:33]
7. Scene 7 [7:34]
8. Scene 8 [10:54]
9. Scene 9 [7:56]
10. Scene 10 [4:12]
11. Scene 11 [11:51]
12. Scene 12 [4:15]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Broken Tower
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   Scenes
   Extras
      Theatrical Trailer
      Exploring Hart Crane Featurette
      Audio Commentary with James Franco, Vince Jolivette and Christina Voros:On/Off
         Audio Commentary with James Franco, Vince Jolivette and Christina Voros: On
         Audio Commentary with James Franco, Vince Jolivette and Christina Voros: Off
   Setup
      Audio
         5.1 Dolby Digital
         2.0 Stereo
      SDH English Subtitles: On/Off
         SDH English Subtitles: On
         SDH English Subtitles: Off
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