The documentary tells how Kerouac tries to cope with the fame that came after the publication of On the Road and his retreat to Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s cabin in the Big Sur woods, where he starts working on his semi-autobiographical novel, Big Sur.
'Jack was always very inspiring for me cause I was young and I was looking for a father figure. So, Jack Kerouac was really one of my father figures.'
(A Waits quote from the official site)
Watch for Waits at 2:03 in the trailer below