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Made in Monterey “Big Sur”

It’s another “Made in Monterey County”movie! On Nov. 1 the film “Big Sur,” based on Jack Kerouac’s novel, opens in theaters. It stars Jean-Marc Barr as Jack Kerouac, Kate Bosworth as Billie, Josh Lucas as Neal Cassady, Radha Mitchell as Carolyn Casady, and Anthony Edwards as Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Michael Polish directed.

Filming took place in 2011 with locations including Rocky Creek Bridge, Hwy. 1, and a private cabin and coastline in Big Sur. Monterey County locations dazzle on the big screen.

Press Release 28 Oct 2013