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Summary: Barney Rosset is the greatest American publisher of the twentieth century and the most influential cultural figure that you haven’t heard of. Under Rosset, Grove Press and Evergreen Review fought decisive battles, including many before the state and federal supreme courts, defeated legal censorship, and opened American life to new and dangerous currents of freedom. But Rosset’s public fight against hypocrisy and injustice is inextricable from his tumultuous personal life: the same unyeilding, quixotic, restless energy that upended centuries of law brought Rosset perilously close to destruction. (Arthouse Films)
Runtime: 97 min
Production: Double O Film Productions
Genres: Biography, Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
Daniel O'Connor Director
Neil Ortenberg Director
Cast Credit
Al Goldstein Himself
Amiri Baraka Himself
Barney Rosset Himself
Ed Sanders Himself
Erica Jong Herself
Gore Vidal Himself
Jim Carroll Himself
John Rechy Himself
John Sayles Cast
John Waters Himself
Joseph Strick Himself
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Himself
Lenny Bruce Himself
Ray Manzarek Himself
William S. Burroughs Himself
Producer Credit
Alex Meillier Producer
Daniel O'Connor Executive Producer
Karen Chen Associate Producer
Neil Ortenberg Executive Producer
Tanya Meillier Producer
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