Gore Vidal - The United States of Amnesia

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Press

New York Times

Entertaining….a thorough, skillfully assembled chronology
– Stephen Holden, The New York Times

Los Angeles Times

Wholly satisfying…a lovingly packaged greatest hits from a legendary rebel of letters.
-Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
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Interview Magazine

Interview with Nicholas Wrathall by Emma Brown (read the interview)

Village Voice

CRITICS PICK: Immensely enjoyable…invigorating.
– Ernest Hardy, Village Voice

BBC

Gore Vidal: The man behind the intellectual legend
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Variety

‘Highly entertaining…a fine memorial to one of 20th-century America’s most brilliant, original — and cranky — thinkers’

The Hollywood Reporter

Gore was ‘an engagingly brilliant and funny provocateur….the film, which received its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, should enjoy healthy specialized theatrical bookings before a long life in ancillary.’

Bloomberg News

‘A terrific documentary…writer/director Nicholas Wrathall does a heroic job of packing Vidal’s eventful life into the film’s 89 minutes.’

Huffington Post

‘For sheer entertainment value, few docs can equal Gore Vidal the United States of Amnesia by Nicholas Wrathall, a portrait of the novelist, playwright, polemicist, public intellectual.’

Time Out NY

‘Nicholas Wrathall’s treasure-trove documentary does a terrific job of summing up the late political writer’s life and work.’

Vice Magazine

FLAWLESS
– Wilbert L. Cooper, Vice Magazine

Salon

An unabashed love letter to its subject that captures how and why Vidal became one of the dominant public intellectuals of the 20th century.
– Andrew O’Hehir, Salon

Kings Road Magazine

A fascinating and wholly entertaining portrait of the last lion of the age of American liberalism.
– Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi, Kings Road Magazine

Flick Filosopher

A hugely entertaining biography of one of the great observers of the American century
– MaryAnn Johansen, Flick Filosopher

Star Ledger

Fascinating.
– Stephen Whitty, Star Ledger

Film Journal

An immensely rich portrait.
-Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal

Edge Publications

Exquisite…required viewing.
- -Louise Adams, Edge Publications

Criterion Cast

A moving and lively look at one of the great intellectuals of his day.
– Joshua Brunsting, Criterion Cast

The Society Diaries

A fascinating and wholly entertaining portrait.
– Lance Avery Morgan, The Society Diaries

IFC.com

‘The cinematography is exquisite….everything is gloriously vivid, and the archival footage blends seamlessly into the meat of the film.’

Paper Magazine

‘Thoroughly enjoyable.’

Film Journal

‘Fascinating’

Indiewire

Best Documentary Picks of Tribeca

Monsters and Critics

‘Insightful and entertaining…the movie rises to the occasion of reminding us all why Gore Vidal’s wit, sarcasm, insight and intellect will be greatly missed.’

Gay.com

An intimate and admiring portrait of a formidable, and formidably entertaining, American intellectual.’

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The Hollywood Reporter (4/19/2013)

“This superb documentary captures Gore Vidal in all his ever-articulate glory.”

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New York Times (4/11/2013)

‘A Fest Now Comfortable in it’s Skin’ by Stephen Holden

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Reuters (4/10/2013)

Heineken Provides Insider Access to Signature Experiences at Tribeca Film Festival®

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Queerty (3/11/2013)

“G.B.F,” Gore Vidal, Moms Mabley and More Queer Going Ons At Tribeca by Dan Avery

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The Hollywood Reporter (3/28/2013)

Tribeca: ‘Gore Vidal: The Unites States of Amnesia’ Trailer Hits the Web (Video) by Emily Helwig

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eWallstreeter (3/28/2013)

Repost from Hollywood Reporter – Tribeca: ‘Gore Vidal: The Unites States of Amnesia’ Trailer Hits the Web (Video) by Emily Helwig

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Indiewire: Thompson on Hollywood (3/29/2013)

Tribeca Trailer Watch: ‘Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia’ Interviews the Iconic Writer, Essayist and Feisty Feuder by Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna

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IMDB (3/29/2013)

Repost of Indiewire: Thompson on Hollywood – Tribeca Trailer Watch: ‘Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia’ Interviews the Iconic Writer, Essayist and Feisty Feuder by Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna

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Broadway.com (3/29/2013)

Watch the Trailer for the New Gore Vidal Documentary The United States of Amnesia by Josh Ferri

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Deadline Hollywood (3/29/2013)

Hot Trailer: ‘Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia’ by The Deadline Team

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Yahoo! Movies (3/29/2013)

Repost of Deadline.com – Hot Trailer: ‘Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia’ by The Deadline Team

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Flick Daily (3/29/2013)

Repost of Deadline.com – Hot Trailer: ‘Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia’ by The Deadline Team

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Red Carpet Crash (3/29/2013)

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia Trailer by Sam

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We Are Movies Geeks (3/29/2013)

Trailer – Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia to Play Tribeca Film Fest in April by Michelle McCue

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Movie City News (3/31/2013)

Tailering Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (2’330”) by Ray Pride

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