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  • Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Legend of Midnight Cowboy (2022)
  • 101 min | Documentary, History
Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Legend of Midnight Cowboy (2022)
101 min | Documentary, History

Follows the behind-the-scenes odyssey to get Midnight Cowboy produced, as well as the tumultuous era in which the movie was released and embraced.
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Director
Writers
Nancy Buirski (written by) | Glenn Frankel (inpired by "Shooting Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation and the Making of a Dark Classic" by)
Cinematographer
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Release date
Sep 4, 2022 (United States)

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Cast

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24 cast members
Name Known for
Waldo Salt
Self (voice) (archive footage) Self (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
Jennifer Salt
Self - Actor, Screewriter / Daughter of Waldo Salt Self - Actor, Screewriter / Daughter of Waldo Salt   See fewer
John Schlesinger
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Bob Balaban
Self - Actor, Director Self - Actor, Director   See fewer
Adam Holender
Self - Cinematographer (voice) (archive footage) Self - Cinematographer (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
Lucy Sante
Self - Author, 'Low Life' (as Luc Sante) Self - Author, 'Low Life' (as Luc Sante)   See fewer
Ian Buruma
Self - Author / Nephew of John Schlesinger Self - Author / Nephew of John Schlesinger   See fewer
Dustin Hoffman
Self (voice) (archive footage) Self (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
Edmund White
Self - Author, 'A Boys Own Story' Self - Author, 'A Boys Own Story'   See fewer
Marsha P. Johnson
Self - Activist, Murdered July 6, 1992 (credit only) (archive footage) Self - Activist, Murdered July 6, 1992 (credit only) (archive footage)   See fewer
Charles Kaiser
Self - Author, 'The Gay Metropolis' Self - Author, 'The Gay Metropolis'   See fewer
Mort Sahl
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Joseph N. Welch
Self - U.S. Army Chief Counsel (archive footage) Self - U.S. Army Chief Counsel (archive footage)   See fewer
Joseph McCarthy
Self (archive footage) (as Sen. Joseph McCarthy) Self (archive footage) (as Sen. Joseph McCarthy)   See fewer
Roy M. Cohn
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Charles Socarides
Self (archive footage) (as Dr. Charles Socarides) Self (archive footage) (as Dr. Charles Socarides)   See fewer
J. Hoberman
Self - Film Critic Self - Film Critic   See fewer
Saul Chaplin
Self - Producer (archive footage) Self - Producer (archive footage)   See fewer
Brenda Vaccaro
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
Jerome Hellman
Self - Producer (archive footage) Self - Producer (archive footage)   See fewer
Brian De Palma
Self - Filmmaker Self - Filmmaker   See fewer
James Leo Herlihy
Self - Author, 'Midnight Cowboy' (voice) (archive footage) Self - Author, 'Midnight Cowboy' (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
Michael Childers
Self - Photographer Self - Photographer   See fewer
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