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The Rum Diary

2011-10-13 | Comedy / Drama
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Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman. Adopting the rum-soaked lifestyle of the late ‘50s version of Hemingway’s 'The Lost Generation', Paul soon becomes entangled with a very attractive American woman and her fiancée, a businessman involved in shady property development deals.  It is within this world that Kemp ultimately discovers his true voice as a writer and integrity as a man.
Director: Bruce Robinson
Stars: Johnny Depp, Amber Heard

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The casts of The Rum Diary are Johnny Depp starring as Paul Kemp, Amber Heard starring as Chenault, Aaron Eckhart starring as Sanderson, Michael Rispoli starring as Sala, Giovanni Ribisi starring as Moberg, Richard Jenkins starring as Lotterman.
The full version of The Rum Diary is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
The runtime of The Rum Diary is 120 minutes.
The certification of The Rum Diary is R.
The release date of The Rum Diary is October 13, 2011.
The revenue of The Rum Diary was 24,000,000 USD.
The director of The Rum Diary is Bruce Robinson.
Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman. Adopting the rum-soaked lifestyle of the late ‘50s version of Hemingway’s 'The Lost Generation', Paul soon becomes entangled with a very attractive American woman and her fiancée, a businessman involved in shady property development deals.  It is within this world that Kemp ultimately discovers his true voice as a writer and integrity as a man..
The production budget of The Rum Diary was 45,000,000 USD.
The Rum Diary won 2012 International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA), 2011 Hollywood Film Awards.
The genre of The Rum Diary is Comedy,Drama.
On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Rum Diary is 6.2/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 51/100, Metacritic rating is 56/100, TMDB rating is 5.0/10.