The Flower Thief

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

An early counterculture "art" film shot in 16mm in San Francisco between the years 1959-60. Mead stars as a homosexual beatnik who carries a teddy bear, an American flag, and a flower around the city, where he is involved in a series of disconnected incidents. He eventually picks up a man at an amusement park, and they walk off into the sea. The soundtrack...read more

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

  • Watch on
Rating:

An early counterculture "art" film shot in 16mm in San Francisco between the years 1959-60. Mead stars as a homosexual beatnik who carries a teddy bear, an American flag, and a flower around the city, where he is involved in a series of disconnected incidents. He eventually picks up a man

at an amusement park, and they walk off into the sea. The soundtrack includes excerpts from Alice In Wonderland. Pretentious and archaic.

Coming Soon

Because it's never too early to plan Thursday night... two months from now.

Cast & Details See all »

  • Rating: NR
  • Review: An early counterculture "art" film shot in 16mm in San Francisco between the years 1959-60. Mead stars as a homosexual beatnik who carries a teddy bear, an American flag, and a flower around the city, where he is involved in a series of disconnected incide… (more)

Show More »