KILL YOUR DARLINGS is a biographical drama directed by John Krokidas, marks his feature directorial debut. The film had its world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival to positive reviews. It will have its international premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September, followed by a gala screening at the Toronto Film Festival next month. Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe plays famed beat poet Allen Ginsberg, alongside Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall, Ben Foster, Jack Huston, Elizabeth Olsen, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
In this dynamic portrait of the early days of the Beat Generation, a young Allen Ginsberg (Radcliffe) and William S. Burroughs (Foster) become embroiled in the notorious 1944 murder of Burroughs’ childhood friend David Kammerer (C. Hall) by the object of his affection, the Rimbaudian Beat muse Lucien Carr (DeHaan).
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