The Sun Also Rises (1957)

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A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain.



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Paris in the 1920s. The American journalist Jake and his friends spend the time at cafés. He has a special interest in his ex-fiancée Lady Ashley. They take a vacation in Pamplona to watch the bull-fights. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises  »

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Upon seeing it for the first time, Ernest Hemingway walked out after the first 25 minutes. He criticized most aspects of the film heavily, and said the only good thing about the film was Errol Flynn's performance. See more »


This movie takes great care to copy the women's fashions of the 1920s. The outfits of the men, on the other hand, look very 1950s; even the Spanish military uniforms at the Pamplona sequence are not quite right for the 1920s. See more »


Jake Barnes: Doctor, don't you think it's about time you stopped lying to me?
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Jake Barnes: Am I going to be all right?
Army doctor: There'll be certain aftereffects from your wound, but that's to be expected. The important thing is that the shell fragment that entered your back missed your spine, so you'll be able to walk and move about absolutely normally. However...
Jake Barnes: Go on.
Army doctor: You're going to be impotent.
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Up with the sun
22 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A difficult film to describe or love. The characters are pure soap opera and unlikable. The relationship between the Tyrone Power and Ava Gardner is unique which I won't spoil here. Have not read the book which may explain why the characters do what they do. They are a bunch of dead beats and no fun to be around. The best parts of the movie are the magnificent locations, cinematography and musical score, especially in the Paris segment. Tyrone Power was much too old for his role and did not seem to be in character most of the time. Ava Gardner was surprisingly good, as was Errol Flynn. Eddie Alberts characterzation was the same kind of side-kick he played so often, most notably in ROMAN HOLIDAY. Nice the have the movie on wide-screen DVD and worth a look. Look for an uncomfortable Robert Evans as a Spaniard yet!!

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