Breakfast with Hunter is a feature length
documentary starring the infamous outlaw journalist
Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. Edited by director Wayne
Ewing from cinema verite film and digital video
that he shot over many years on the road with Dr.
Thompson, Breakfast with Hunter follows several
story lines in the trials (literally) and triumphs
of this cultural icon who created his own genre
of writing - Gonzo journalism.
The film chronicles Dr. Thompson's successful attempt
to avoid being placed in the system - jail and/or
rehabilitation - by rogue Aspen City cops that conspired
to bust him for drunken driving on the eve of an
important local election. This political story interweaves
with his struggle to bring his book "Fear and
Loathing in Las Vegas" to a proper life as
a feature film starring Johnny Depp and Benicio
Del Toro. The cast of characters he meets on his
odyssey, in addition to Depp and Del Toro also include
songwriter Warren Zevon, actor John Cusack, artist
Ralph Steadman, and fellow journalists George Plimpton
and P.J. O'Rourke.
This DVD is compatible with ALL NTSC DVD players (ie add DVD players in North America).
Customers from regions that use PAL video signals will need to have a NTSC/PAL DVD player or be able to convert the NTSC signal to PAL to view this DVD.
This DVD will play on any computer equipped with a DVD drive - computers automatically convert NTSC or PAL.