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Henry Miller
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(Icarus Films, 2010), 57 mins

Henry Miller's literary works rely heavily on the autobiographical and the confessional. So it should come as no surprise that the 77-year-old writer offers an intimate and revealing look at his life and work during this wide-ranging conversation, which originally aired on Quebec television in 1969.

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(Icarus Films, 2010), 57 mins
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Jack Kerouac
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(Icarus Films, 2010), 24 mins

Largely overlooked in popular and critical assessments of Jack Kerouac's work is how intimately it is connected to his French-Canadian background and his childhood in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Kerouac grew up among Canadian ex-pats, learning English only at age six. And in this conversation with Fernand Seguin, whic...

(Icarus Films, 2010), 24 mins
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Latest News from the Cosmos
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(Icarus Films), 1 hour 25 mins

Despite being nearly 30, Helene still looks like a teenager. She writes powerful, physical texts with a caustic humour. As she herself says, she was part of a 'miscalibrated batch that doesn't fit in anywhere.' A visionary author, the thinking contained in her telepathic poetry is deep and far ranging, speaking to...

(Icarus Films), 1 hour 25 mins
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Winter Nomads
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(Icarus Films, 2014), 1 hour 26 mins

Pascal, 53, and Carole, 28, are shepherds. In the month of November 2010, they embark on their long winter transhumance: four months during which they will have to cover 600 km in the Swiss-French region, accompanied by three donkeys, four dogs and a eight hundred sheep.

(Icarus Films, 2014), 1 hour 26 mins
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