Ernest Hemingway Biopic Becomes First U.s. Film To Shoot In Cuba In 50 Years
A new Ernest Hemingway biopic starring Giovanni Ribisi has become the first Hollywood full-length movie to be filmed in Cuba in nearly 50 years.Full Story
#1 May 8, 2014
Ernest Hemingway loved Cuba. He suffered a deep depression when castro and his commienazi cronies took over the island.
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#3 May 8, 2014
In November, while in Paris, he was reminded of trunks he had stored in the Ritz Hotel in 1928 and never retrieved. The trunks were filled with notebooks and writing from his Paris years. Excited about the discovery, when he returned to Cuba in 1957 he began to shape the recovered work into his memoir A Moveable Feast. By 1959 he ended a period of intense activity: he finished A Moveable Feast (scheduled to be released the following year); brought True at First Light to 200,000 words; added chapters to The Garden of Eden; and worked on Islands in the Stream. The last three were stored in a safe deposit box in Havana, as he focused on the finishing touches for A Moveable Feast. Reynolds claims it was during this period that Hemingway slid into depression, from which he was unable to recover.
The Finca Vigia became crowded with guests and tourists, as Hemingway, beginning to become unhappy with life there, considered a permanent move to Idaho. In 1959 he bought a home overlooking the Big Wood River, outside Ketchum, and left Cuba—although he apparently remained on easy terms with the Castro government, telling The New York Times he was "delighted" with Castro's overthrow of Batista. He was in Cuba in November 1959, between returning from Pamplona and traveling west to Idaho, and the following year for his birthday; however, that year he and Mary decided to leave after hearing the news that Castro wanted to nationalize property owned by Americans and other foreign nationals. In July 1960 the Hemingways left Cuba for the last time, leaving art and manuscripts in a bank vault in Havana. After the 1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Finca Vigia was expropriated by the Cuban government, complete with Hemingway's collection of "four to six thousand books".[131
The communist takeover was the last straw that drove this genious to terminate his life
#4 May 8, 2014
Yes he did ,much like Anglos with political standards have suffered a deep depression since the exile Cubans took over Miami politics and destroyed standards .
I went to Hemmingways house in Key West . It is 2 stories but actually a fairly small house .
#5 May 9, 2014
MojoHmingway commited suicide because he hated the communist takeover,...now castro is taking iover Venezuela....commienazi imperialist pig!"
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