The Source (1999)

Source
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 29mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords docudrama
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Andrew Dintenfass Cinematographer cinematography(performance sequences) 402 6000004
Nancy Schreiber Cinematographer cinematography(performance sequences) 402 6000003
Jose Luis Mignone Cinematographer cinematography(performance sequences) 402 6000005
Chuck Workman Editor n/a 172 7000001
Philip Glass Music n/a 120781 8000001
Tom Hurwitz Cinematographer cinematography(documentary sequences) 402 6000002
Don Lenzer Cinematographer cinematography(documentary sequences) 402 6000001
Hiro Yamagata Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Chuck Workman Producer n/a 3 3000001
Mark Apostolon Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
James Cady Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Chuck Workman Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Dizzy Gillespie Music n/a 120781 8000002
Thelonious Sphere Monk Music n/a 120781 8000003
The Doors Music n/a 120781 8000012
Nirvana Music n/a 120781 8000011
Sonic Youth Music n/a 120781 8000013
The Rolling Stones Music n/a 120781 8000014
The Beatles Music n/a 120781 8000015
David Amram Music n/a 120781 8000010
Natalie Merchant Music n/a 120781 8000009
Bob Dylan Music n/a 120781 8000005
Laurie Anderson Music n/a 120781 8000004
Stan Gertz Music n/a 120781 8000006
Gerry Mulligan Music n/a 120781 8000007
Ornette Coleman Music n/a 120781 8000008
Chuck Workman Director n/a 2 2000001
Anne Waldman Actor Herself 1 1000027
Gregory Corso Actor Himself 1 1000010
Ken Kesey Actor Himself 1 1000009
Ed Sanders Actor Himself 1 1000011
Amiri Baraka Actor Himself 1 1000012
Tom Hayden Actor Himself 1 1000013
Michael McClure Actor Himself 1 1000008
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Actor Himself 1 1000007
John Turturro Actor n/a 1 1000003
Johnny Depp Actor n/a 1 1000002
Allen Ginsberg Actor Himself 1 1000004
William S. Burroughs Actor Himself 1 1000005
Timothy Leary Actor Himself 1 1000006
Gary Snyder Actor Himself 1 1000014
Robert Creeley Actor Himself 1 1000015
Robert Motherwell Actor Himself 1 1000023
Diane DiPrima Actor Herself 1 1000022
Norman Mailer Actor Himself 1 1000024
Terry Southern Actor Himself 1 1000025
Neal Cassady Actor Himself 1 1000026
Shirley Clark Actor Herself 1 1000021
Bob Dylan Actor Himself 1 1000020
Philip Glass Actor Himself 1 1000016
David Amram Actor Himself 1 1000017
Jack Kerouac Actor Himself 1 1000018
Jerry Garcia Actor Himself 1 1000019
Dennis Hopper Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
The blending of archival footage with new interviews and dramatic recreations bring the cultural history of the Beat Generation to life. Marking the birth of this countercultural movement from its inception in West Coast bohemian living in the 1950s to the hippie enclaves of San Francisco in the 1960s and 70s, The film proposes an effect of Beat philosophy and aesthtics on art and popular culture as well as such timely contemporary issues as gay rights, women's rights, minority rights and cultural sensitivity and awareness.