i onliest meant that it was an introduction. see, i saw it at the start of my knowledge of the beats and it got me interested in learning more. what i DID learn is that the film was simplistic, innaccurate and mis- cast. ....woody as ginsberg? hmmmmmmm.here's an idea: who would we like to see cast in a GOOD film about them? how about david johanson as corso? their voices have an uncanny similarity and the look a bit a like,too.