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Exclusive: Matt Harlock and Paul Thomas Talk American: The Bill Hicks Story

20 April 2011 9:53 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The directing duo takes us behind-the-scenes of this groundbreaking new documentary, in theaters now

Utilizing an array of animation, archival photographs, and a stockpile of never-before-scene video footage, directors Paul Thomas and Matt Harlock have crafted one of the most intriguing documentaries of the year with American: The Bill Hicks Story. Thicker than any biography could ever hope to be, we get a true sense of this groundbreaking comedian in ways we've never heard or seen before.

Paul Thomas and Matt Harlock track Bill Hicks from his meager beginnings, to his drug addiction and alcoholism, through his second coming as a clean comedian, and into his untimely death at the age of 33. This is a must-see documentary for anyone interested in the art of stand-up comedy, or the history of American originals.

We caught up with Paul Thomas and Matt Harlock as American: The Bill Hicks Story opens throughout the country. »

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