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Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | Romance  -  28 May 2012 (USA)
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A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer.

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A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer.

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In a scene late in the film Hemmingway is seen in a bar reading the July 22, 1944 edition of Collier's magazine which features Martha Gellhorn on the cover and the title of her wartime report "Over and Back". In fact the July 22, 1944 edition of Collier's features Hemingway's wartime report "Voyage to Victory" on the cover and has Gellhorn's one-page piece on page 14. The suggestion in the film is that only Gellhorn reported from Normandy. In fact they both reported from there. See more »

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Actors are seen smoking filtered cigarettes. These didn't become widely available until the 1960s. See more »

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Ernest Hemingway: And if he's a good enough writer, he must face eternity, or the lack of it, each day.
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Pretty Bad
30 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Considering the talent involved I expected so much more from this film. The 2 principles were not good. They both seemed not very comfortable in their roles or maybe they just couldn't rise to the occasion, playing 2 historical figures who are so significant. There is a lot of over acting especially when going for a non dialog , reaction shot, other characters seemed as though they weren't really into it. Just reading lines. Sorry but this was really bad.... Some sets were beautiful and some of the b&w shots were interesting but like in pop music you can have the best musicians but you need songs.... The acting and script didn't cut it.. I don't know. As you can see no names mentioned here.... don't want to single anyone out on to the next project I suppose.


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