The Broken Tower


A biography of American poet Hart Crane who committed suicide at the age of 32 by jumping off the steamship SS Orizaba.

‘The Broken Tower’ Trailer

The first trailer for James Franco's directorial effort The Broken Tower has come online, courtesy of Focus Features. Check out the trailer below!

Shot in black-and-white, the film is about the poet Hart Crane, one of the more tragic figures of the 20th century. In addition to being a heavy alcoholic, his most ambitious work was critically panned and he wound up committing suicide at the age of 32 by jumping off of a boat in the Gulf of Mexico. The movie co-stars Michael Shannon, Stacey Miller, and Dave Franco and is currently available On Demand.

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