Henry Chinaski, Bukowski’s alter-ego, is pushed to translate a semi-autobiographical book into a screenplay for John Pinchot. He reluctantly agrees, and is thrust into the otherworld called Hollywood, with its parade of eccentric and maddening characters: producers, artists, actors and actresses, film executives and journalists. In this world, the artistry of books and film is lost to the dollar, and Chinaski struggles to keep his footing in the tangle of cons that comprise movie making.
▶️ HOLLYWOOD ▶️
Prepare a bottle of red - the "blood of gods" - and for a trip to tipsy Tinseltown.
Featuring Jean-Luc Godard and Werner Herzog.
Lock in, lock down.