It Don't Pay To Be An Honest Citizen

  • 1985
  • 1 HR 25 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama

The first feature of independent short-film creator Jacob Burckhardt is a disappointing venture, but it does have some wonderful cameo performances by beat-era writers Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs. Reportedly based on a true incident, the story opens as Reed Bye, a struggling moviemaker, loses his all-important can of film to a pair of late-night...read more

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The first feature of independent short-film creator Jacob Burckhardt is a disappointing venture, but it does have some wonderful cameo performances by beat-era writers Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs. Reportedly based on a true incident, the story… (more)

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