The Rum Diary (Blu-ray Combo) (2011)

  • Web Code: M2194721
  • Other formats: DVD
  • Release Date: 02-14-2012
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Overview

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 of the 1950s, nomadic journalist Paul Kemp (Depp) flees to Puerto Rico, where he quickly lands a job as a reporter for a San Juan newspaper. Drawing inspiration from author Ernest Hemingway's popular theory about "The Lost Generation," the newly liberated journalist develops a taste for rum as he becomes slowly entangled in the lives of American beauty Chenault (Amber Heard) and her shady husband, Sanderson (Aaron Eckhart), a wealthy real-estate developer. Later, as Sanderson's underhanded business dealings begin to emerge, Kemp's principles come into focus, and his writing style begins to mature in ways he never dreamed possible.
Theatrical Release Date 2011
Format Blu-ray/DVD
Number of Discs 1

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  • Release Info
  • Collector Edition
    N
  • Director Cut
    N
  • Number Of Discs
    1
  • Distributor
    E1 Entertainment
  • Area
    USA
  • Video
  • Picture
    (unknown)
  • Release Note
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    Blu-ray/DVD Features:

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  • Release Date
    02/14/12
  • Theatrical Release
    2011
  • Rating
    Unrated
  • Format
    Blu-ray/DVD
  • Unedited Version
    N
  • Warranty Parts
    60 Day(s)

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Editorial Reviews

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Box Office 10-27-2011 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[V]isually enchanting....It's impressive how relevant and seamless the whole film is..."
USA Today 10-28-2011 "Much of the dialogue's offbeat wit seems to come straight from Thompson's book. That distinctive dialogue is the movie's greatest asset."
Sight and Sound 12-01-2011 "[A] jaunty adaptation....Depp's celebration of his old friend gives large shots of warmth..."
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