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Sundance: Kill Your Darlings

Dec 15, 2012

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2012, 95 minutes, color, U.S.A., U.S. Dramatic

While he is attending Columbia University in 1944, the young Allen Ginsberg’s life is turned upside down when he sets eyes on Lucien Carr, an impossibly cool and boyishly handsome classmate. Carr opens Ginsberg up to a bohemian world and introduces him to William Burroughs and Jack Kerouac. Repelled by rules and conformity in both life and literature, the four agree to tear down tradition and make something new, ultimately formulating the tenets of and giving birth to what became the Beat movement. On the outside, looking in, is David Kammerer, a man in his thirties desperately in love with Carr. When Kammerer is found dead, and Kerouac, Burroughs, and Carr are arrested in conjunction with the murder, the nascent artists’ lives change forever.

Daniel Radcliffe fearlessly takes on the role of the young Ginsberg on a journey of discovery—to find his sexuality and his voice as a writer. Cowriter/director John Krokidas takes on this less-explored early chapter of the Beats and captures the period with visual flair, kinetic energy, and imagination. Kill Your Darlings is the riveting true story of a crime, a friendship, and the nexus that spawned a cultural movement. – K. Y.

Cast and Credits

Director: John Krokidas

Screenwriters: Austin Bunn, John Krokidas

Producers: Michael Benaroya, Christine Vachon, Rose Ganguzza, John Krokidas

Cinematographer: Reed Morano

Editor: Brian A. Kates

Production Designer: Stephen H. Carter

Composer: Nico Muhly

Costume Designer: Christopher Peterson

Principal Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Ben Foster, Michael C. Hall, Jack Huston, Elizabeth Olsen

Source: SD