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“Alone With Everybody”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed By Adrián Suárez (2017)

“Alone With Everybody” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Poet Charles Bukowski Directed By Adrián Suárez.

Edited and Directed by: Adrián Suárez

Alone with Everybody Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Adrián Suárez 2017

Production Company: Demente
Executive producer: Juliana Córdoba & Ingrid Beschiroff
Line Producer: Julio Uribe
DOP: David Curto
Original Score: Santiago Ramírez

Actors: Ana Wills & Luis Martín
Sound Design: Real Music
Art Direction: Rodrigo Quintero
Color Gradient: Nataly Yepes
Postproduction Company: LaPost
Styling: Verónica Marel

Alone with Everybody Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Adrián Suárez 2017

Narrated by: Tom O’Bedlam

“Alone With Everybody” by Charles Bukowski

the flesh covers the bone 
and they put a mind 
in there and 
sometimes a soul, 
and the women break 
vases against the walls 
and the men drink too 
much 
and nobody finds the 
one 
but keep 
looking 
crawling in and out 
of beds. 
flesh covers 
the bone and the 
flesh searches 
for more than 
flesh. 

there’s no chance 
at all: 
we are all trapped 
by a singular 
fate. 

nobody ever finds 
the one. 

the city dumps fill 
the junkyards fill 
the madhouses fill 
the hospitals fill 
the graveyards fill 

nothing else 
fills.

Alone with Everybody Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Adrián Suárez 2017

Website: http://www.adriansuarez.net/

 

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“The Laughing Heart”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film In Morocco Directed By Nacho Jáuregui (2017)

“The Laughing Heart” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film In Morocco Featuring Charles Bukowski Poem Directed By Nacho Jáuregui.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by: Nacho Jáuregui

The Laughing Heart Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed byNacho Jáuregui 2017

Cinematography by: Izhan Galiana
Music by: Ryan Taubert

Narrated by: Tom O’Bedlam

“A few months ago, a friend and I went to discover Morocco for a personal project. It was an amazing experience for both of us, and some of the witnessed places were breathtaking. I’m pretty sure that I’ll be back sooner or later.

So, with some of the images that we recorded, I made this little tribute to Mr. Charles Bukowski and his poem ‘The Laughing Heart’. And, of course, to my colleague Izhan, who’s being a fellow companion these last couple of years. For more adventures like this!”

The Laughing Heart Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed byNacho Jáuregui 2017

“The Laughing Heart” by Charles Bukowski

your life is your life
don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
there is a light somewhere.
it may not be much light but
it beats the darkness.
be on the watch.
the gods will offer you chances.
know them.
take them.
you can’t beat death but
you can beat death in life, sometimes.
and the more often you learn to do it,
the more light there will be.
your life is your life.
know it while you have it.
you are marvelous
the gods wait to delight
in you.

The Laughing Heart Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed byNacho Jáuregui 2017

Website: https://vimeo.com/nachojauregui

“The Finest Of The Breed”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed By Ricardo Serrano (2017)

“The Finest Of The Breed” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film of a Charles Bukowski Poem Directed By Ricardo Serrano.

Edited, Visual Effects and Directed by: Ricardo Serrano

The Finest of the Breed Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Ricardo Serrano 2017

Produced by: ·W·A·C· Productions
Cinematographer: Ben Williams
Music by: Álvaro Domínguez Vázquez
Producer: Ben McFarlane
Sound by: Juan Manzed
Colorist: Rodrigo Moreno

Starring: Arlita Dos Santos and Eddie Capli

The Finest of the Breed Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Ricardo Serrano 2017

“After a long week of work, a woman is heading to her favourite Pub by herself, where she will have her Friday shot.”

Narrated by: Henrietta Phoebe

The Finest of the Breed Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Ricardo Serrano 2017

“The Finest Of The Breed” by Charles Bukowski

there’s nothing to discuss
there’s nothing to remember
there’s nothing to forget
it’s sad and it’s not sad
seems the most sensible thing a person can do
is sit with a drink in hand
as the walls wave their goodbye smiles
one comes through it all
with a certain amount of
efficiency and bravery
then leaves
some accept the possibility of God to help them get through
others take it staight on
and to these
I drink tonight.

The Finest of the Breed Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Ricardo Serrano 2017

Website:  http://ricardoserrano.es/

“Face Your Own Beast”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed By Camille Marotte (2017)

“Face Your Own Beast” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Charles Bukowski Poem Directed By Camille Marotte.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by: Camille Marotte

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Camera/Lenses: Arri Alexa
Light: Jean-Marie Delorme
Boxer: Christopher Whitlow

Narrated by: Patrick Sweeney

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“Roll the Dice”  by Charles Bukowski

if you’re going to try, go all the
way.
otherwise, don’t even start.

if you’re going to try, go all the
way.
this could mean losing girlfriends,
wives, relatives, jobs and
maybe your mind.

go all the way.
it could mean not eating for 3 or 4 days.
it could mean freezing on a
park bench.
it could mean jail,
it could mean derision,
mockery,
isolation.
isolation is the gift,
all the others are a test of your
endurance, of
how much you really want to
do it.
and you’ll do it
despite rejection and the worst odds
and it will be better than
anything else
you can imagine.

if you’re going to try,
go all the way.
there is no other feeling like
that.
you will be alone with the gods
and the nights will flame with
fire.

do it, do it, do it.
do it.

all the way
all the way.

you will ride life straight to
perfect laughter, its
the only good fight
there is.

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Website:  http://www.camillemarotte.com/

“The Laughing Heart”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film By Michael Rupp (2017)

“The Laughing Heart” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Poet Charles Bukowski Directed By Michael Rupp.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by: Michael Rupp

Starring: Olivia O’Prey and Matt Esof
Music by:  Bellabeth (“Lonley Piano”)

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Narrated by:  Tom O’Bedlam

“The Laughing Heart” by Charles Bukowski

your life is your life
don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
there is a light somewhere.
it may not be much light but
it beats the darkness.
be on the watch.
the gods will offer you chances.
know them.
take them.
you can’t beat death but
you can beat death in life, sometimes.
and the more often you learn to do it,
the more light there will be.
your life is your life.
know it while you have it.
you are marvelous
the gods wait to delight
in you.

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Website: http://www.rupp-media.com/

 

“AMG Mika Häkkinen”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed By Marcos Mijan (2016)

“AMG Mika Häkkinen” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film of the Flying Finn Featuring the Poem “Bluebird” by Charles Bukowski Directed By Marcos Mijan.

Directed by:  Marcos Mijan

Client: Mercedes AMG
Agency: Avantgarde Brand Services
Director of Photography: Luka Milicevic
Colourist: Nikola Stefanovic
Drone shots, second camera: Vladimir Milosevic

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“A Director’s Cut of the Flying Finn, an introspective look about what drives one of motorsports’ most enigmatic figures. With unprecedented access given to the filming crew in hope of capturing Mika Häkkinen’s true self.”

Narrated by:  Tom O’Bedlam

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“Bluebird” by Charles Bukowski (1992)

there’s a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
but I’m too tough for him,
I say, stay in there, I’m not going
to let anybody see
you.
there’s a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
but I pour whiskey on him and inhale
cigarette smoke
and the ****s and the bartenders
and the grocery clerks
never know that
he’s
in there.

there’s a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
but I’m too tough for him,
I say,
stay down, do you want to mess
me up?
you want to screw up the
works?
you want to blow my book sales in
Europe?
there’s a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
but I’m too clever, I only let him out
at night sometimes
when everybody’s asleep.
I say, I know that you’re there,
so don’t be
sad.
then I put him back,
but he’s singing a little
in there, I haven’t quite let him
die
and we sleep together like
that
with our
secret pact
and it’s nice enough to
make a man
weep, but I don’t
weep, do
you?

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Website: http://www.marcosmijan.com/

“The Delight In You”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film In Iceland Directed By Laurent Tixhon (2016)

“The Delight In You” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film In Iceland Featuring Charles Bukowski’s “The Laughing Heart” Directed By Laurent Tixhon.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by:  Laurent Tixhon

The Delight In You Cinematic Poem Short Film in Iceland Filmed and Directed by Laurent Tixhon in 2016

Music by: Ryan Taubert (“Soul Battles”)
Additional Footage : Gerald Faway, Rodrigue El Hajj and  Julian van Dieken ( Footage used with license )
Drone Operators : Daniel Windsor, Alex Sauerbrunn and Damian Popławski

The Delight In You Cinematic Poem Short Film in Iceland Directed by Laurent Tixhon

Narrated by: Tom O’Bedlam

“The Laughing Heart” by Charles Bukowski

your life is your life
don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
there is light somewhere.
it may not be much light but
it beats the darkness.
be on the watch.
the gods will offer you chances.
know them.
take them.
you can’t beat death but
you can beat death in life, sometimes.
and the more often you learn to do it,
the more light there will be.
your life is your life.
know it while you have it.
you are marvelous
the gods wait to delight
in you.

The Delight In You Cinematic Poem Short Film in Iceland Filmed and Directed by Laurent Tixhon 2016

 

“The Laughing Heart”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Poet Charles Bukowski By Nicola De Prato (2015)

“The Laughing Heart”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Poet Charles Bukowski Directed By Nicola De Prato.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by : Nicola De Prato

The Laughing Heart Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Nicola de Prato in 2015

Actors : Stefano Marchi, Tommy C, Flash Blesst, Lara Mazzolini, Nicolò Di Ronco, and Desy Stefanutti
Narrated by : Riccardo Spinotti
Music by: Adam Taylor
Sound by: Francesco Morosini
Make-up : Nikol Nikolakis
Title Design : Piero Di Biase

The Laughing Heart Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by Nicola de Prato

“The Laughing Heart” by Charles Bukowski

your life is your life
don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
there is a light somewhere.
it may not be much light but
it beats the darkness.
be on the watch.
the gods will offer you chances.
know them.
take them.
you can’t beat death but
you can beat death in life, sometimes.
and the more often you learn to do it,
the more light there will be.
your life is your life.
know it while you have it.
you are marvelous
the gods wait to delight
in you.

The Laughing Heart Cinematic Poem Short Film Filmed and Directed by Nicola de Prato 2015

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/nicola.deprato

 

“I Am Different”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film For Nikon Directed By David Holm (2015)

“I Am Different” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film For Nikon Featuring Photographer Clark Little Directed By David Holm.

Directed by:  David Holm

Director of Photography:  Justin Henning
Water Camera Operator: Don King

Edited by: Josh Bodnar

Sound Design: Joe Mount

Narrated by:  Tom O’Bedlam

I Am Different Cinematic Poem Short Film For Nikon Directed by David Holm in 2015

“Directors Cut for the Nikon project “I am Different” featuring Clark Little. In water video shot in Maui.”

Excerpts from “roll the dice” by Charles Bukowski

if you’re going to try, go all the way.
otherwise, don’t even start.

if you’re going to try, go all theway.
this could mean losing girlfriends,
wives, relatives, jobs and
maybe your mind.

go all the way.
it could mean not eating for 3 or 4 days.
it could mean freezing on a park bench.
it could mean jail,
it could mean derision,
mockery,
isolation.

isolation is the gift,
all the others are a test of your
endurance, of how much you really want to
do it.
and you’ll do it
despite rejection and the worst odds
and it will be better than
anything else
you can imagine.

if you’re going to try,
go all the way.
there is no other feeling like
that.
you will be alone with the gods
and the nights will flame with
fire.

do it, do it, do it.
do it.

all the way
all the way.

you will ride life straight to
perfect laughter, its
the only good fight
there is.

I Am Different Cinematic Poem Short Film For Nikon Directed by David Holm

Websites:  http://clarklittlephotography.com/pages/videos

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“All The Way”: A Cinematic Kiteboarding Short Film By Olivier Sautet (2015)

“All The Way” is a Cinematic Kiteboarding Short Film Featuring Paul Serin Directed By Olivier Sautet.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by:  Olivier Sautet

Production Company:  Petole Productions

Music by:  Hélène Grimaud (Johann Sebastian Bach)

Poem Composed by:  Charles Bukowski (“All The Way”)

Poem Read by:  Tom O’Bedlam

All The Way Cinematic Kiteboarding Short Film Directed by Olivier Sautet 2015

“As the saying goes: nothing ventured, nothing gained. Great rewards wait for those that strive to achieve. Dedicated to his craft both on and off the water, Naish Kiteboarding rider Paul Serin is driven by a passion to push ever further. What drives you? What will you accomplish? ”

Websites:  http://petoleprod.com/

http://www.naishkites.com/

All The Way Cinematic Kiteboarding Short Film Directed by Olivier Sautet