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Gonzo: The Life and Works of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Where madness, drugs and violence meet Andrew Marr


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

Plot
Documentary on Hunter S. Thompson, creator of ‘Gonzo journalism’, whose Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas was immortalised in Terry Gilliam’s film starring Depp (who appears and narrates). Contributions come from Thompson’s vast, eclectic circle, who range from politicians to motorcycle-gang members.


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A definitive, accessible, even inspiring screen biography put together with thought and vitality.


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