In Love and War
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This romantic historical drama is based on the diaries of Agnes Von Kurowsky, who while serving as a nurse during World War I had a love affair with a young man who would later become one of the great literary figures of the 20th century, Ernest Hemingway. In 1918, 18-year-old Hemingway has volunteered to fight in the great war; while he goes into battle imagining it to be a lark, he soon discovers that the realities of warfare are far more grim, and during a shelling attack in Italy, his leg is severely wounded. Hemingway has taken a great deal of shrapnel, and the doctors at the field… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 11%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"I will cherish my memory of Chris at the end of In Love and War, bearded and bitter, drinking fiercely and trying very hard to be dark and tormented."
‑ Rob Gonsalves,
"The movie, based on the book Hemingway in Love and War, moves at a lanquid pace that never stirs the emotions."
‑ Judith Egerton, Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
"Can a film be saved by its music?"
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"Boring and artificial"
‑ Jon Niccum, Lawrence Journal-World
"Cautionary tale about the dangers of romantic infatutation."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Before you can say 'gangrene,' the two fall for each other, but everyone knows that historical romances released in December are never destined to end happily."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"Not as bad as you'd expect. Good for a rainy day."
‑ Luanne Brown, Chico Enterprise-Record
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