dir: Richard Dewy
Documentary / 1hr 16min / NR
With the publication of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Tom Wolfe became an overnight sensation, transitioning from a beat reporter to the leader of the New Journalism movement. He reshaped American storytelling by recognizing the importance of overlooked subcultures and communities. His distinctive writing style brought to life stories such as The Right Stuff, The Bonfire of the Vanities, and A Man in Full. The documentary offers a deeply personal and illuminating cinematic look at the man inside the famous white suit, featuring conversations with those who knew him best, including Michael Lewis, Gay Talese, and Lynn Nesbit.