Tales Of Ordinary Madness
As a counter-culture writer, emphasizing the pointless mundane activities of modern day life, M.J. Poynter openly attacks social conformity illustrating its effects upon the human spirit through acts of temporary insanity. Based largely upon personal exp
Bukowski and the Beats is an extended essay (14,000 words) examining the life and work of Charles Bukowski. As a solitary writer of drunkenness and despair, Bukowski's tales of ordinary madness have inspired many readers to recognise a sense of heroism wi
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Do restless, violent, unseen vapors haunt the houses where terrible things have occurred? See for yourself, in these four fearsome tales of the supernatural from New Dominion Picture's "A Haunting" series. Each eerie one-hour episode features cinematic re-enactments and chilling eyewitness accounts. A Victorian house whose ghostly occupants detest change, faces of evil that appear in the night, malicious spirits that drive people to the brink of madness; these are true accounts of ordinary people caught in the web of sinister supernatural inhabitants of what should be their safest places - their own homes! Includes: "The Forgotten", "The Attic", "Fear House" and "Hidden Terror".
Unmasks the tough, street-smart persona of Charles Bukowski America's "Ultimate Outsider" Amazing letters filled with passionate, literary, and personal observation Insights into the author of Tales of Ordinary Madness, Notes of a Dirty Old Man, and Ru
Book by Charles Bukowski
A film by Marco Ferreri based on Charles Bukowski’s novel “Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions and General Tales of Ordinary Madness”Ben Gazzara stars as Charles Serking – a poet exploring L.A.’s seedy depths and dealing with the elusiveness of love. After falling for both the lascivious Vera (Susan Tyrell) and the masochistic prostitute Cass (Ornella Muti), Charles spirals downward into the world of the defeated, the demented and the damned.
Marco Ferreri's satirical and often surreal films embody a unique vision of humanity borne of exasperation and nihilism. Through these genre-bending masterpieces, the controversial director crafted a fiercely contemporary cinematic language of his own, delving deep into the alienation of men, women and children. Includes the films: El Cochecito (1960; B&W; Spanish with English subtitles)The Seed of Man (1969; Italian with English subtitles)La Grande Bouffe (1973; French with English subtitles) Don’t Touch the White Woman (1974; French with English subtitles) Bye Bye Monkey (1978; English)Seeking Asylum (1979; Italian with English subtitles)Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981; English)The House of Smiles (1988; Italian with English subtitles)ALSO INCLUDES:Bonus Documentary "Marco Ferreri: The Director Who Came From the Future"Marco Ferreri Interview with Ed Grant16-page booklet featuring critical essay by Italian film scholar Jacqueline Reich