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Henry Miller: Asleep and Awake

By posted at 12:00 pm on March 25, 2012 3

The documentary about Tropic of Cancer author Henry Miller, Asleep and Awake (NSFW), was filmed almost entirely in Mr. Miller’s bathroom. The filmmakers, according to the folks at Open Culture, “use[d] these bathroom walls as a gateway into his mind.”





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3 Responses to “Henry Miller: Asleep and Awake”

  1. Dan S
    at 7:59 am on March 26, 2012

    What a gift for storytelling he had. And listening to him speak illustrates sadly how we’ve lost the art of conversation. It makes me wish Warren Beatty had used all of Miller’s interview footage in Reds.

  2. The Weekist Links: week ending March 30 |
    at 11:20 am on March 30, 2012

    [...] Watch Henry Miller, Asleep and Awake. A short documentary that takes place in the author’s bathroom. The pictures he has on the walls are “a gateway to his mind.” (via The Millions) [...]

  3. weekist links: week ending march 30 | mkeUX
    at 4:51 pm on December 9, 2013

    […] in the author’s bathroom. The pictures he has on the walls are “a gateway to his mind.” (via The Millions) […]

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