The American Dreamer follows Dennis Hopper in the wake of his counterculture classic: Easy Rider. This intimate documentary shows Hopper at his ranch in Taos, New Mexico as well as in the studio as he struggles to finalize a cut on his follow-up opus The Last Movie. Recently found and restored by The Walker Arts Center, The American Dreamer acts as a time capsule into the peak of the counterculture movement, showcasing the man who brought us there. This film's highly recommended for university and college courses in Film History, Film Production, Performance Studies, Photography and Sociology.

"The American Dreamer presents a startling, candid portrait of a unique personality intersecting with a critical moment in cultural history: New Hollywood." - The Guardian

Exciting” - Los Angeles Times


DVD with PPR: $350

DVD without PPR: $19.99

Digital Site License: $499

Digital Site License + Public Performance Rights: $699

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Additional Film Info:

Director:  Lawrence Schiller, L.M. Kit Carson
Subjects: Film History, Counter-culture studies
Genres:  Documentary
Type: Color
Year: 1971 
Language: English
Length: 90 mins.