In Love and War

"Grim"

In Love and War Review


This period epic went virtually unseen and for good reason: It doesn't tell you much about love or war... or Ernest Hemingway, its ostensible subject. Chris O'Donnell playing rough-and-tumble Hemingway during his spell in World War I (which he spent in a hospital, falling for one of the nurses) is the bulk of the problem, but Richard Attenborough has never been one to tell a story succinctly, and In Love and War rambles interminably forever, going absolutely nowhere. The script, adapted from the nurse's diaries, actually feels like it was adapted from some nurse's diaries. I'll just read my wife's diary if I want that kind of a thrill.

Facts and Figures

Run time: 113 mins

In Theaters: Friday 24th January 1997

Distributed by: New Line Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Dimitri Villard Productions, New Line Cinema

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 11%
Fresh: 3 Rotten: 24

IMDB: 5.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Starring: as Agnes von Kurowsky, as Ernest 'Ernie' Hemingway, as Henry Villard, as Mabel 'Rosie' Rose, as Porter, as Elsie 'Mac' MacDonald


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