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The American Dreamer

United States, 1971
Documentary, Biography
  • English
  • English, French


A documentary about actor/director Dennis Hopper, showing him at his home and studio putting together his film The Last Movie.

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Dennis Hopper’s newly restored cult film explodes documentary form and became the portrait of an epoch! Shot during the drug-and-orgy fueled making of his legendary follow-up to Easy Rider, Hopper stars as himself: a new kind of Hollywood—and American—icon.

The American Dreamer Directed by L.M. Kit Carson, Lawrence Schiller

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