What Happened to Kerouac?
What Happened to Kerouac? (1986)

Jack Kerouac was the father of the Beat Generation, author of On The Road and pivotal figure of the 1950s countercultural revolution. This portrait shows us what happened when fame and notoriety were thrust upon an essentially reticent man.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 16, 1986
DVD Release Date: August 5, 2003
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Walter Goodman
New York Times

''What Happened to Kerouac?'' is an affecting and illuminating memorial to a sad figure, who, as his wife remarks, ''left good memories.''

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Christopher Mercer
I've been all hot for documentaries lately so I really wanted to check this one out, being as it focused on Jack Kerouac, a favourite writer of mine and a… More
Mike T.
A slightly unfocused documentary, but as a fan of the subject, I found it appealing anyway. There are great moments in some of the archive footage and… More

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