Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film

Director: Tom Thurman

Cast: Tom Thurman, Nick Nolte, Johnny Depp, Sean Penn

     
 

Actor Nick Nolte narrates this detailed look at the life and career of Hunter S. Thompson - the late, great Gonzo journalist whose outrageous exploits inspired such films as Where the Buffalo Roam, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Rum Diaries. A true American original, Thompson was a writer whose depraved exploits were only exceeded by hisSee more details below

Overview

Actor Nick Nolte narrates this detailed look at the life and career of Hunter S. Thompson - the late, great Gonzo journalist whose outrageous exploits inspired such films as Where the Buffalo Roam, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Rum Diaries. A true American original, Thompson was a writer whose depraved exploits were only exceeded by his extraordinary prose. In this documentary, the recollections of Thompson's friends, family, colleagues, and various partners in crime paint a memorable portrait of the man behind the legend. Archival footage of Thompson himself makes this a must-have film for fans and journalism students alike.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/04/2007
UPC:
0013138300089
Original Release:
2006
Rating:
NR
Source:
Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:17:00
Sales rank:
28,355

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Nick Nolte Narrator
Johnny Depp Participant
Sean Penn Participant
Bill Murray Participant
Tom Wolfe Participant
William F. Buckley Participant
Gary Busey Participant
John Cusack Participant
Ralph Steadman Participant

Technical Credits
Tom Thurman Director,Producer
Christopher Black Producer
Otto Helmuth Score Composer
Tom Marksbury Screenwriter
Joe Petro Associate Producer
Jim Piston Cinematographer,Editor
Michael Ruggiero Executive Producer
Frank Schaap Score Composer
Stephan Shelanski Executive Producer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film
1. Main Titles [4:52]
2. Young Rabble-Rouser [8:34]
3. Owl Farm [3:37]
4. Gonzo [6:28]
5. Beacon of Dissent [6:31]
6. Where the Buffalo Roam [8:44]
7. Fear and Loathing [10:01]
8. Having to Be Hunter [6:45]
9. Supreme Southern Gentleman [5:18]
10. 17 Years Past 50 [5:04]
11. Gonzo Fist Canon [10:17]
12. End Credits [1:08]

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