TALK SHOW WITH HARPER SIMON | EPISODE 43

Director Michael Polish on His Film AMNESIAC, Jack Kerouac, and David Lynch

AMNESIAC director Michael Parker discusses Big Sur, Jack Kerouac, David Lynch, and strange sources of inspiration in this uncensored interview. His working relationship with wife Kate Bosworth, and the strange ego trips that booze and cocaine can facilitate, plus the influence of Tom Cruise, Sean Penn, and David Foster Wallace are all explored.


Guest Bio

Michael Polish is a director and writer, known for Big Sur, The Astronaut Farmer, Twin Falls Idaho, and Northfork. Married to Kate Bosworth, his latest film is Amnesiac.


AMNESIAC director Michael Parker discusses Big Sur, Jack Kerouac, David Lynch, and strange sources of inspiration in this uncensored interview. His working relationship with wife Kate Bosworth, and the strange ego trips that booze and cocaine can facilitate, plus the influence of Tom Cruise, Sean Penn, and David Foster Wallace are all explored. We search for the ghosts of the Beat generation and learn why you should never date a drummer in this episode of Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW.