Scenes on Hemingway Movie Filmed in Havana

Castro and Hemmingway

Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The last 14 years in the life of US writer Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) are seen in the film “Papa”, some of whose scenes are filmed in front of the old Presidential Palace in this capital today.

The film in production is a biographical drama based on a real story, which takes place in Havana in 1959, when reporter Ed Myers (Giovanni Ribisi) traveled to meet with his idol Hemingway (Adrian Sparks),who invited him after the reporter sent a letter to the writer of For Whom the Bells Toll telling he was an admirer of his work.

Both live the turbulence of the Revolution victory on January 1, 1959, when dictator Fulgencio Batista and his main collaborators fled the country, forced by rebel troops led by Fidel Castro, who was at the doors of the capital.

According to Premiere Entertainment, the movie also shows how the writer shared his adventuress life in fishing and bars with the reporter.

The film director and producer is Bob Yari (Crash & The Illusionist), who after facing many difficulties started the filming of the script written by late war corespondent Denne Bart Petitclerc, friend of Hemingway.

Modificado el (viernes, 18 de abril de 2014)

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