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Anita Thompson in Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride

2006 NR

Director Tom Thurman's penetrating portrait of Hunter S. Thompson provides a glimpse into the life of the renowned "gonzo" journalist, a counterculture hero who rubbed elbows with some of Tinseltown's biggest stars. Thompson's family, along with acolytes such as author Tom Wolfe and a host of celebrities -- including Johnny Depp, Bill Murray, Benicio Del Toro and Sean Penn -- weigh in with their thoughts about the man and the myth.