Trailerama: William S. Burroughs: A Man Within

If Sydney Greenstreet were ever to meet William S. Burroughs, we’re sure he would have declared, “Egad, sir, you are a character!” Writer, exterminator, junkie, gun enthusiast, builder of orgone accumulators, he was a man who wore many hats. Burroughs also grabbed any opportunity to jump in front of a camera. Yony Leyser’s welcome documentary promises to arrange footage and testimony from fans like David Cronenberg, John Waters and Genesis P-Orridge in such a way as to get beneath the Naked Lunch author’s brittle skin.

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