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If you want a documentary about Hunter Thompson, this is what you want.
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is a 2008 documentary film directed by Alex Gibney. It details Hunter S. Thompson's landmark writings on music and politics. Friends and family (including Tom Wolfe and Ralph Steadman) provide interviews to help describe the mythos of Hunter and his life.
The film premiered on January 20 in the Documentary Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival,, released in theaters in the U.S. on July 4, 2008, and on DVD on November 18, 2008.
The film was released in theaters in the US on the 4th of July 2008, and in the UK later that year. The DVD was released in November 2008. The film was premiered in January 2008 at the Sundance Film Festival.
The film was nominated for the Grand Jury prize in the documentary genre at the Sundance Film Festival, and for the Best Documentary Screenplay at the Writers' Guild of America awards in 2009. In 2009 The Gonzo album notes, co-authored by Johnny Depp and Douglas Brinkley, were nominated for a...