Bukowskiwas directed by Taylor Hackford in 1973 and broadcast on KCET in Los Angeles. Hackford’s film was responsible for bringing Bukowski to a wider audience. It was said to have been lost forever, but remastered clips from the film appeared in the recent Bukowski documentaryBorn Into This. So, there must be a good master somewhere. Until an official version of this is re-released, here’s the best that is available.