• Big Sur (2013)

Big Sur

Release Date: November 1st, 2013

DVD Release Date: January 14th, 2014

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Jack Duluoz takes three trips to poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti's cabin in Big Sur.

Cast: Stana Katic, Radha Mitchell, Josh Lucas, Kate Bosworth, Henry Thomas, Anthony Edwards, Nora Kirkpatrick, Balthazar Getty

Director: Michael Polish

Genres: Drama

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  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    The viewer is informed of a world of chaos, obsession, and irresolution, but has no cinematic means of accessing or understanding it. show more

  • 25
    Rex ReedObserver

    The film has a restless, nomadic quality similar to Kerouac’s lifestyle, but there’s no there there. show more

  • 70
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    Filming a truly immersive and dimensional adaptation of a Kerouac novel remains an ongoing challenge for any filmmaker, but Polish’s film comes closer than most, while adding another layer of complexity to the author’s venerable reputation. show more

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