Herostratus

a young poet hires a marketing company to turn his suicide-by-jumping into a mass-media spectacle

Herostratus (1967)

Drama

When Max, a young poet hires a marketing company to turn his suicide-by-jumping into a mass-media spectacle, he finds that his subversive intentions are quickly diluted into a reactionary gesture, and his motivations are revealed as a desperate attempt to seek attention through celebrity.

Director: Don Levy

Release Date: 1967-07-10
Status: Released
Run time: 142 min / 2:22
Production Companies : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), BFI Experimental Film Fund
Production Country: United Kingdom

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Casts

Michael Gothard
Max
Gabriella Licudi
Clio
Peter Stephens
Farsons
Antony Paul
Pointer
Mona Chin
Sandy
Helen Mirren
Advert Woman
Brigitte St. John
Dancer
Malcolm Muggeridge
Radio Presenter (voice)
Allen Ginsberg
Poet (voice)

Crew

Directing Don Levy Director
Writing Don Levy Writer
Production Don Levy Producer
Production James Quinn Producer
Crew Keith Allams Cinematography
Art Gus Coral Art Direction
Art James Mellor Art Direction

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