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

January 30, 2008 in Films & Telefilms by d.Fly

GonzoposterGonzo: 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.[1]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,[2] released in theaters in the U.S. on July 4, 2008, and on DVD on November 18, 2008.