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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)

Hunter S. Thompson wasn’t your standard reporter. After having seen Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, I really wanted to know more about him. It was hard to believe that he actually experienced all that while he was in Las Vegas. He must have been an interesting personality.
When I found this documentary about him, I just had to see it.

The documentary is partly narrated by Johny Depp, who developed a personal relationship with Thompson after doing research for his movie role. There are a lot of people interviewed to create a thorough picture of Thompson as husband, father and colleague. Continue reading