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The Beat Hotel

Directed by Alan Govenar
France, United Kingdom, 2012
Documentary

Synopsis

British photographer Harold Chapman returns to Paris to visit what remains of the cheap hotel where several members who defined a generation once stayed. The documentary covers the presence of William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky in the late 1950s.

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The Beat Hotel Directed by Alan Govenar