The Junky’s Christmas: William S. Burrough’s Dark Claymation Christmas Film Produced by Francis Ford Coppola (1993)

Back in 1993, the Beat writer William S. Burroughs wrote and narrated a 21 minute claymation Christmas film. And, as you can well imagine, it’s not your normal happy Christmas flick. Nope, this film – The Junky’s Christmas – is all about Danny the Carwiper, a junkie, who spends Christmas Day trying to score a fix. Eventually he finds the Christmas spirit when he shares some morphine with a young man suffering from kidney stones, giving him the “immaculate fix.” There you have it. This film produced by Francis Ford Coppola appears in our collection of Free Movies Online, or you can buy it on Amazon here. via @UBUWeb

This post originally appeared on our site on Christmas, 2010.

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  1. Mike says . . . | December 26, 2013 / 4:48 am

    The director should be credited in your piece. It was Nick Donkin who did the hard work there.

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