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Gonzo : The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Release Date: July 18, 2008
|Production Companies||:||Jigsaw Productions, HDNet Films, Diverse Productions, BBC Storyville, Phantom Films|
|Producers||:||Jason Kliot, Joana Vicente, Mark Cuban, Todd Wagner, Graydon Carter, Alex Gibney, Roy Ackerman, Nick Fraser, Alexandra Johnes, Alison Ellwood, Stephen Vittoria, Eva Orner, Gretchen McGowan, Jenna Capozzi, Salimah El-Amin|
|Writers||:||Hunter S. Thompson, Alex Gibney|
Fueled by a raging libido, Wild Turkey, and superhuman doses of drugs, Thompson was a true "free lance, " goring sacred cows with impunity, hilarity, and a steel-eyed conviction for writing wrongs. Focusing on the good doctor's heyday, 1965 to 1975, the film includes clips of never-before-seen (nor heard) home movies, audiotapes, and passages from unpublished manuscripts.