Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (2013)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Release Date - May 23, 2014 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 89 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Through a series of one-on-one interviews with the iconic Gore Vidal, filmmaker Nicholas Wrathall examines Vidal's contribution to journalism, film, and the political landscape over the course of his life. Remarks from the late Christopher Hitchens, filmmaker Burr Steers, and footage from Vidal's lengthy career supplement the material and further explain how Vidal earned his reputation as one of the most respected writers and critics of his time.

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government, intellectual, interview, journalism, social-commentary