The Rum Diary

  |  Book Tickets: 24/09/2010
  |  Buy to Own: 11/11/2011
  |  Watch Now: 22/03/2012
  |  120 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC


Bruce Robinson writes and directs this drama based on the debut novel of Hunter S. Thompson. Johnny Depp, who also co-produces the film, stars as burned-out vagrant freelance journalist Paul Kemp, who leaves his life in New York behind and heads off south to work for a local newspaper in San Juan, Puerto Rico. There he adopts the debauched, liquor-soaked lifestyle of Hemingway's 'Lost Generation' and develops an unhealthy obsession with Chenault (Amber Heard), the beautiful fiancee of shady property developer Sanderson (Aaron Eckhart).

Contains strong language and infrequent drug use
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