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
Additional Film Info:
Director: Lawrence Schiller, L.M. Kit Carson
Subjects: Film History, Counter-culture studies
Length: 90 mins.