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Movie Review: ‘Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia’

Gore Vidal at his home in Ravello, Italy. Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia, written and directed by Nicholas Wrathall. From the film trailer.

In 'Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia,' Nicholas Wrathall creates an entertaining, well thought out and succinctly edited documentary. Wrathall cobbles together snippets from video archives, and interview clips and masterfully reveals what made Vidal who he is and how he engendered the vital purpose of his writing and sardonic, pithy commentary: to awaken us from our amnesia. Read More »