The Broken Tower (2011)
Writer/director James Franco also stars as American poet Hart Crane in this passionate film about the artist's tumultuous and, ultimately, tragic life. Ambitious of intent but struggling to achieve critical and material success, Crane suffers from the intrusion of despair into his work and love affairs, eventually leading to his suicide in 1932 at the age of 32. Based on the Paul Mariani book; Michael Shannon, Stacey Miller, and Vince Jolivette co-star. 110 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; audio commentary by Franco.