Released on January 21 of 2010 in the USA, "Howl" is a Drama film directed by Jeffrey Friedman, and written by Jeffrey Friedman (writer) . Jon Hamm is starring, alongside Mary-Louise Parker, Jeff Daniels, Alessandro Nivola, David Strathairn and Treat Williams.
The Obscenity Trial That Started a Revolution. The Poem That Rocked a Generation.
Who directed "Howl":
Howl was directed by Jeffrey Friedman, an actor, producer, director, and writer.
What was the release date of "Howl":
Howl was first released in the United States on Friday, September 24, 2010. Also released on this day were Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga Hoole, You Again, Buried, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (dir. Oliver Stone), and Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale. This was nine (9) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, February 12, 2010 in Germany and on Friday, August 27, 2010 in Italy.
What is the cast of "Howl":
At the casting of Howl we find Jon Hamm, previously seen in A Single Man (2009) and Stolen (2009); Mary-Louise Parker (Solitary Man (2009), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)); Jeff Daniels (Away We Go (2009), State of Play (2009)) [ more... ]
- Jeff Daniels and David Strathairn also appeared in Good Night, and Good Luck., released in 2005.
- Bob Balaban and Treat Williams also appeared together in Prince of the City, released in 1981.
- David Strathairn and Mary-Louise Parker also appeared together in The Spiderwick Chronicles, released in 2008.
- Bob Balaban and David Strathairn also worked together in Bob Roberts, released in 1992.
What is the Storyline of "Howl":
James Franco stars as the young Allen Ginsberg - poet, counter-culture adventurer and chronicler of the Beat Generation. In his famously confessional, leave-nothing-out style, Ginsberg recounts the road trips, love affairs and search for personal liberation that led to the most timeless and electrifying work of his career, the poem HOWL. Meanwhile, in a San Francisco courtroom, HOWL is on trial. Prosecutor Ralph McIntosh (Strathairn) sets out to prove that the book should be banned, while suave defense attorney Jake Ehrlich (Hamm) argues fervently for freedom of speech and creative expression. The proceedings veer from the comically absurd to the passionate as a host of unusual witnesses (Jeff Daniels, Mary-Louise Parker, Treat Williams, Alesssandro Nivola) pit generation against generation and art against fear in front of conservative Judge Clayton Horn (Bob Balaban).
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