WIN A COPY OF GONZO: THE LIFE & WORK OF DR.HUNTER S THOMPSON ON DVD!
PUBLISHED: 11:39 15 April 2009 | UPDATED: 16:06 07 September 2010
Set for DVD and Blu-ray release on 13th April 09, Gonzo is the definitive film biography of a mythic American figure. Hunter S Thompson was renowned for his idealistic political convictions and savage pursuit of the American Way and the signature of the
Set for DVD and Blu-ray release on 13th April 09, Gonzo is the definitive film biography of a mythic American figure.
Hunter S Thompson was renowned for his idealistic political convictions and savage pursuit of the American Way and the signature of the film is its particular focus on his most provocative and productive period from 1965 to 1975. This includes Hunter's encounters with the Hell's Angels, the Fear And Loathing on The Campaign Trail '72 era when Hunter focused on the Democratic Party's primaries (as incumbent Nixon did little campaigning) and his work for Rolling Stone magazine.
As well as Depp's narration, the film features hilarious, illuminating, and poignant contributions from both those that loved Hunter and those that sparred with him, including the legendary Ralph Steadman, Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner, Hell's Angel Sonny Barger, George McGovern, Pat Buchanan, Jimmy Buffet and Jimmy Carter. According to Kris Kristofferson, Thompson was a "walking contradiction, partly truth, mostly fiction." A die-hard member of the NRA, he was also a coke-snorting, whiskey-swilling, acid-eating fiend.
To celebrate the DVD release of Gonzo we have teamed up with Optimum Releasing (www.optimumreleasing.com) to offer readers the chance to win one of three copies on DVD.
To be in with a chance of winning just answer this simple question:
Q) Who narrates Gonzo: The Life & Works of Dr Hunter S Thompson?
A) Sir Richard Attenborough
B) Johnny Depp
C) Ralph Steadman
Competition closes on Friday 15th May 2009. This film has a UK 18 certificate. By entering this competition you are confirming that you are 18 years of older. If you are not 18 years of older please do not enter the competition.
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