The late Hunter S. Thompson was a legendary American journalist and author who pioneered the art of gonzo journalism. His influence is so vast that his books have inspired films such as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Rum Diaries. Now a documentary, Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson gives us an intimate glimpse into the life of this iconic figure.
The film, narrated by Academy Award-winner Nick Nolte, examines Thompson’s world through the lens of his friends, family, and colleagues. We get to know the real Hunter S. Thompson – from his thought-provoking beliefs about society to his zany antics – in great detail. Through these interviews we are able to form a rich picture of who he was as a person and how he viewed and experienced the world around him.
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is an absolute must-watch for any fan of this unique American original. It not only provides insight into the man himself but also celebrates his work by exploring its impact on popular culture over the years. If you’re looking for an entertaining yet informative look at the life of one of America’s most influential authors then Gonzo is definitely worth your time!