The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation

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The Source is a 1999 documentary about the Beat Generation. It was directed by Chuck Workman, and features appearances by Johnny Depp, Dennis Hopper, and John Turturro.
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The Source is a 1999 documentary about the Beat Generation. It was directed by Chuck Workman, and features appearances by Johnny Depp, Dennis Hopper, and John Turturro.

Original Release

01/01/1999

Cast

Johnny Depp Jack Kerouac
Dennis Hopper William S. Burroughs
John Turturro Allen Ginsberg
Steve Martin Himself (archive footage)
Allen Ginsberg Himself
Philip Glass Himself
Robert Creeley Himself
Ann Charters Herself
George Steade Himself
David Amram Himself
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Chuck Workman

Writers

Chuck Workman

Cast

Johnny Depp Jack Kerouac
Dennis Hopper William S. Burroughs
John Turturro Allen Ginsberg
Steve Martin Himself (archive footage)
Allen Ginsberg Himself
Philip Glass Himself
Robert Creeley Himself
Ann Charters Herself
George Steade Himself
David Amram Himself
William S. Burroughs Himself
Ed Sanders Himself
Gregory Corso Himself
Kyle Roderick Himself - Corso biographer
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Himself
Ken Kesey Himself (archive footage)
Gary Snyder Himself
Jerry Garcia Himself
Jack Micheline Himself
Michael McClure Himself

Producers

Hiro Yamagata Executive Producer
Mark Apostolon Producer
James Cady Producer
Chuck Workman Producer

Editors

Chuck Workman

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