William S. Burroughs And Gus Van Sant — Do Easy


An early short film directed by Gus Van Sant — before Milk and Good Will Hunting, based on the short essay by William S. Burroughs, called “The Discipline of DE,”  from the Burroughs’ book, Exterminator!

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2 thoughts on “William S. Burroughs And Gus Van Sant — Do Easy

  1. This is not very good, a rather literal accompaniment to the text. Van Sant became much better later on. (“Paranoid Park,” for instance, is wonderful.) Wonder what he would do with it today.
    TOG

    • And what would make it better?
      I think the the words speak for themselves and that’s what makes it awesome. He isn’t trying to add something new to it, just make the words come alive, which he did — like a visual thinker.

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