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Uncle Howard (2016)

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Director Howard Brookner died of AIDS in NYC in 1989 while in post-production on his breakthrough Hollywood movie. His body of work has been buried for 30 years in William Burroughs' bunker... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Brookner ... Himself
John Giorno John Giorno ... Himself
Jim Jarmusch ... Himself
Tom DiCillo ... Himself
Elaine Brookner Elaine Brookner ... Herself
James Grauerholz James Grauerholz ... Himself
Stewart Meyer Stewart Meyer ... Himself
Brad Gooch Brad Gooch ... Himself
Hisami Kuroiwa Hisami Kuroiwa ... Herself
Sara Driver ... Herself
Robert Wilson Robert Wilson ... Himself
Lindsay Law Lindsay Law ... Himself
Frédéric Mitterrand Frédéric Mitterrand ... Himself
Kim Massee Kim Massee ... Herself
Richard Shone Richard Shone ... Himself
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Director Howard Brookner died of AIDS in NYC in 1989 while in post-production on his breakthrough Hollywood movie. His body of work has been buried for 30 years in William Burroughs' bunker until his nephew Aaron unearths his uncle's story and the memory of everything he was. Written by Pinball London Ltd

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January 2016 (USA) See more »

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Smash the Control Machine See more »

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For those interested in the Beat Generation
15 March 2018 | by bettycjungSee all my reviews

3/13/18. Lucky for Howard Brookner (who died of AIDS at the age of 34) that he had a nephew who happens to be a film maker to salvage his memory and his work. A somewhat decent documentary for those interested in William Burroughs, whose life was the subject of Howard Brookner's film that was never completed because of his death. Those interested in the Beat Generation, of which Burroughs was one of the better known writers of that time, may be interested in watching this.


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