Chelsea on the Rocks

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Chelsea on the Rocks
Directed byAbel Ferrara
Produced byJen Gatien
David D. Wasserman
Written byAbel Ferrara
David Linter
Christ Zois
StarringAbel Ferrara
Vito Acconci
Donald Baechler
Stanley Bard
Miloš Forman
Ethan Hawke
Sathima Bea Benjamin
Jamie Burke
Music byRobert Burger
CinematographyDavid Hausen
Ken Kelsch
Edited byLangdon Page
Release date
  • 2008 (2008)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States

Chelsea on the Rocks is a documentary film directed by Abel Ferrara about the Hotel Chelsea. It premiered out of competition at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival; the film features Ferrara interviewing people who have and had lived at the hotel, intercut with dramatized footage of some famous events that took place there. During the film's interviews and docudrama Gaby Hoffmann, Dennis Hopper, Robert Crumb, Adam Goldberg and Bijou Phillips make appearances.

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