Hunter S. Thompson Documentary Debuts

"Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film" made its debut at the 10th Annual Holywood Film Festival® & Hollywood Awards®. The documentary was directed by Tom Thurman, and produced by The Starz Entertainment Group, Tom Thurman, Christopher Black, Michael Ruggiero, and Stephen Shelanski. Post-production audio was by Neil Kesterson of Dynamix Productions. Academy Award-nominated actor Nick Nolte narrated, featuring interviews with Hunter's inner circle of family and friends. But the thrust of the documentary is focused o the manner in which his life often overlapped with numerous Hollywood celebrities who became his closest friends.

Guests include: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), Bill Murray (Where the Buffalo Roam), Sean Penn, John Cusack, Hunter's wife Anita, son Juan, former Senators George McGovern and Gary Hart, Tom Wolfe, William F. Buckley, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton, Ralph Steadman, amd others.

This is Tom Thurman and Neil Kesterson's third collaboration, along with the documentaries "Immaculate Funk" (2000) and "Ben Johnson: Third Cowboy on the Right" (1996).
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