A Poet on the Lower East Side
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A Poet on the Lower East Side
Filmmaker Gyula Gazdag's fascinating documentary follows Hungarian poet, playwright and activist István Eörsi on a trip to the streets of New York to visit his friend and contemporary, the iconic beat poet Allen Ginsberg. Shot just two years before Ginsberg's death, the film follows the two friends as they share poetry and laughs, wandering the streets of the Lower East Manhattan, musing about the past and contemplating the future.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"If you've ever wanted to catch the legendary poet Ginsberg in some spontaneous moments on camera, here's your chance in this heartwarming no-frills doc."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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