Burroughs: The Film is the primary and solely documentary to be made about and with the complete participation of author William S. Burroughs. Howard Brookner started capturing the movie in 1978 as his senior thesis at NYU; with Burroughs’ cooperation it subsequently expanded right into a characteristic accomplished 5 years later in 1983. The movie was shot by Tom DiCillo and the sound was recorded by Jim Jarmusch; each NYU classmates. In a collaboration between Burroughs and director Howard Brookner the movie explores Burroughs’ life story together with a lot of his contemporaries together with Allen Ginsberg, Brion Gysin, Francis Bacon, Herbert Huncke, Patti Smith, Terry Southern, and Lauren Hutton. Burroughs: The Film paperwork Burroughs’ lengthy, controversial and productive life in nice element, movie touring from the American Midwest to North Africa, via defining moments of his wildly unconventional life, together with a number of private tragedies, charting the event of Burroughs’ distinctive literary type.