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Italian-born Laura Huxley, a teenage violin virtuoso, played for European royalty and made her American debut at Carnegie Hall before leaving the concert stage to become a renowned psychotherapist and author. In 1956 Laura married Aldous Huxley, author of BRAVE NEW WORLD, literary giant and prophet of the 20th century. In the conservative 1950s, the Huxley home in the Hollywood Hills was the center of the artistic and intellectual avant-garde of Los Angeles. Guests to their famous Saturday luncheons included George Cukor, Igor Stravinsky, Orson Welles and Christopher Isherwood. The Huxleys' passionate search to find higher levels of consciousness included their controversial experimentation with psychedelic drugs. Narrated by Peter Coyote and featuring interviews with such luminaries as John Densmore, Michael Murphy, Nick Nolte and Ram Dass, HUXLEY ON HUXLEY offers a compelling glimpse of Laura's life with Aldous, as well as the revolutionary and provocative work that had a major ...

Credited cast:
Don Bachardy Don Bachardy - Himself
Peter Coyote Peter Coyote - Narrator (voice)
Walter Cronkite Walter Cronkite - Himself (archive footage)
Ram Dass Ram Dass - Himself
Olivia De Haulleville Olivia De Haulleville
John Densmore John Densmore - Himself
Emilio Ferrucci Emilio Ferrucci
Jonanthan Ferrucci Jonanthan Ferrucci
Piero Ferrucci Piero Ferrucci
Herman Harvey Herman Harvey - Himself (archive footage)
Gerald Heard Gerald Heard
Aldous Huxley Aldous Huxley - Himself (archive footage)
Laura Archera Huxley Laura Archera Huxley - Herself
Christopher Isherwood Christopher Isherwood - Himself (archive footage)
Tim Leary Tim Leary - Himself (archive footage)
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