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Runtime: 85 Minutes | Rating: Not Rated
Director: Michael Caplan
Genres: Documentary, Culture Vulture, Art & Artists, Greg's List
Distributor: First Run Features


A journey through the gritty world, brilliant mind, and noble heart of Nelson Algren, the writer who defined post-war American urban fiction. Featuring John Sayles, William Friedkin, Philip Kaufman, Billy Corgan and more, the film paints an intimate, witty portrait.

"Enlightening for those who don't know Algren at all and thrilling for those who knew the man or his work and his life." -Chicago Tribune