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[[Performer~P9766~William S. Burroughs~williamsburroughs]]' ill-fated performance of his "William Tell act" -- resulting in his wife Joan Vollmer getting a bullet in the brain with a shot glass atop her head -- soon became the stuff of Beat legend. This film, directed by [[Performer~P115816~Gary Walkow~garywalkow]], traces this doomed romance from its inception to its bloody end. The movie opens in 1944 New York, where Columbia journalism student Vollmer is already living a bohemian life filled with...more

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