Paul Bowles: The Complete Outsider
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Paul Bowles: The Complete Outsider
This documentary profiles the pre-Beat era writer Paul Bowles author of The Sheltering Sky and other classics. He is also a renowned writer of opera and Broadway musicals in the 1940s. Bowles currently lives in Tangier. Bowles was part of an illustrious peer group including Gertrude Stein, Benjamin Britten, Leonard Bernstein, Tennessee Williams and William S. Burroughs ( who in The Naked Lunch made Bowles a central character). The documentary is executed using a combination of personal interviews with Bowles and friends Alan Ginsberg, Ned Rorem and Millicent Dillon, archival filmclips, and… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An irresistible documentary."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A candid documentary about the controversial American writer who relishes his experiences as an outsider."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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