Henry Miller's Bathroom

Henry Miller covered his bathroom walls with images--sculptures, paintings, photos of those he admired and, of course, a touch of porn. Miller rattles off the stories behind many of these pictures in Tom Schiller's short documentary Henry Miller, Asleep and Awake (1975).

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Henry Miller, Asleep and Awake (34:32)

If you're looking for a serious or academic look back on Miller's life and work, this isn't it. Asleep and Awake is a free-flowing monologue of reminiscences with a few hokey moments. Miller was in his early 80s when the film was made and hearing him causally free-style in his bathrobe and gruff Brooklyn accent will be fascinating for any devotee.

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