The Rum Diary (2011)

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The Rum Diary (2011)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama | 28 October 2011 (USA)
6.2 Your rating: -/10 Ratings: 6.2/10 from 83,990 users Metascore: 56/100
Reviews: 164 user | 277 critic | 37 from
American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.

Director: Bruce Robinson
Writers: Bruce Robinson (screenplay), Hunter S. Thompson (novel)
Stars: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart

Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas star Johnny Depp returns to the wild world of Hunter S. Thompson in writer/director Bruce Robinson's adaptation of the Gonzo journalist's "lost" autobiographical novel of the same name. Dejected over life in New York City and at bitter odds with the Eisenhower-era conventions ... View All »


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Paul Kemp: The only upside with Nixon is he ain't gonna win. Sala: He's got the grin. Paul Kemp: He ain't gonna win. Irish guy's gonna win. But don't ever let him live. Sala: Well how do you know that? Paul Kemp: I do horoscopes.


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