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One of the prop guys goes by with a barrow-load of ice and Coronas. To make money to print the last edition, Kemp, Sala, and Moburg place a big cockfighting bet. Moburg has been fired, and rants about killing Lotterman. The next day, Kemp meets with Sanderson's crew, who tell him that the US military is relinquishing the lease on some prime real estate, and is asked to pick up Chenault from her house. Rum is as plotless as Kemp's own life, but his passion for Chenault and his observational skills are the real story. He meets Zimburger and Segarra, who want him to help with a real-estate scam. fiction. Chenault is left behind at the bar, but where she ends up is unknown. Lotterman returns, but won't publish Kemp's story. Out of spite, Sanderson withdraws his bail, meaning that Kemp and Sala are now wanted by the police. thought he might end up if he lived to be that age, world worn and unmarried, only his typewriter and a couple of bags 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 … Like the island breeze, Rum moves at a leisurely pace. He Must Be a Sadist 16. Semi-autobiographical, The Rum Diary is lovingly and carefully written, not quite gonzo, although HST's linguistical stamp is certainly on every page. "The Rum Diary" is an Action/Adventure/Drama film written by Hunter S. Thompson (novel), released on … This guy’s got something; there’s an energy burning underneath it, it’s just ready to pop up, shoot out.”, On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 51% based on 166 reviews, with a rating average of 5.62/10. The Rum Diary isn't a perfect movie, not even close. Suckfish and Snake 4. *HD* My first TRD video! Kemp and Chenault share a moment, but resist temptation. Kemp continues his quest, leaving Puerto Rico on a sailboat. "[16], Last edited on 28 December 2020, at 12:18, "Johnny Depp's Second Hunter Thompson Pic, 'Rum Diary,' Lands At FilmDistrict", "Movie Projector: 'Puss in Boots' to stomp on competition", "GK Films and Infinitum Nihil's The Rum Diary Lands at Filmdistrict", http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1964427/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t40, "Depp toasts Hunter S. Thompson with 'Rum Diary, "Bruce Robinson: "I started drinking again because of, "Snow Ices Box Office: 'Puss In Boots' #1, 'Paranormal' #2, 'In Time' #3, 'Rum Diary' #4", "A rum diary: Fear and self-loathing in the multiplex", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Rum_Diary_(film)&oldid=996751396, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 28 December 2020, at 12:18. Sanderson bails them out. Rum is as plotless as Kemp's own life, but his passion for Chenault and his observational skills are the real story. HD! When I was no longer in Johnny's environment I went back to sobriety. Whichever way your taste for gonzo blows, The Rum Diary is a treat for any fan who thought HST could write untraditional This photo, entitled "Amber Heard as Chenault in The Rum Diary (2011)", has been posted on Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 in the fan-made gallery dedicated to "The Rum Diary" (cinema). Puerto Rican Piss-Off 17. Rockin' on Rooster (With My Dead Monkey's Mother) 9. If you haven't guessed already, Christine Othitis authors, maintains and illustrates The Great Thompson Hunt ;-), Back to top | ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::. The Rum Diary is a work of great beauty. Robinson remembers, "It was 100 degrees at two in the morning and very humid. Yeamon's beautiful girlfriend, Chenault, interests Kemp since he glimpsed her at the airport in New York. Kemp finds Chenault, and they wind up on Sanderson's boat. Sanderson berates Kemp for involving Sala in the deal. Principal photography began in Puerto Rico on March 25, 2009. Kemp decides to print a last issue, telling the truth about Lotterman and Sanderson, as well as the stories Lotterman declined. [8] Depp, who previously starred in the 1998 film adaptation of Thompson's novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, was cast as the freelance journalist Paul Kemp. his possessions. nearby St. Thomas island, and Lotterman leaves to find new money for the Daily News. Interview: Amber Heard On Portraying Chenault in THE RUM DIARY "She's the kind of girl that will sneak out of a party and go skinny dipping by herself in the ocean. suddenly everyone is running for their lives. Kemp is introduced to his newest co-workers and cigar-chomping editor boss and is told he will be doing color stories for the paper. Sanderson is engaged to Chenault, who pretends not to know Kemp. They have accompanied Kemp (Hunter's character, whose voice carries the novel) and a few locals they met to a local black club. and publisher. ALL MY VIDEOS ARE PURELY FAN-MADE. Articles & Essays | At night, they go to a club, and a drunk Chenault dances with local men to provoke Sanderson, with whom she has been fighting. For anyone who has ever read HST and felt that the only way to relate to HST was by dropping acid, spraying people with Amber Heard is probably the most beautiful woman on earth. The main character of the novel, Paul Kemp, is a journalist in New York City who longs for adventure and excitement. The next day, Chenault is gone, and Sanderson tells Kemp that their business arrangement is over. Kemp is immediately smitten with her. [10] Composer Christopher Young signed on to compose the film's soundtrack. Adaptions of Thompson books aren't easy to make. Chenault shows up at Kemp's place, after Sanderson disowns her. Everyone's drenched in sweat. [15], Wyatt Williams, writing for Creative Loafing, argues that "the movie version amounts to Thompson's whole vision of journalism, glossed and made plain by Hollywood. He also sells them hallucinogens, which they take. Moburg returns with leftover filters from a rum plant; they contain high-proof alcohol. Home | Rum Diary 3. Kemp checks into a hotel, and while idling about on a boat in the sea, meets Chenault, who is skinny-dipping while avoiding a Union Carbide party. He also sells them some drugs, which they take. He said “The way I approached it was that the character of Paul Kemp is Raoul Duke as he was learning to speak. The next day, Chenault is gone, and Sanderson tells Kemp that he blew it. More details about "The Rum Diary": Written by Hunter S. Thompson (novel), "The Rum Diary" is an Action/Adventure/Drama film, released in the USA on November 28 of 2011 , starring Amber Heard (Chenault), Giovanni Ribisi (Moberg), Aaron Eckhart (Sanderson), Richard Jenkins (Lotterman), Amaury Nolasco (Segurra) and Michael Rispoli (Bob Sala).. As an actor, Michael Rispoli has been seen in … Information and links may be outdated. Amber Heard as Chenault in The Rum Diary (2011) Source: The Official Trailer for "The Rum Diary". Raise your hand if you have ever: These things and more happen to Paul Kemp, a 30 year old journalist from New York, born and raised in St. Louis. 2. A web page about The Rum Diary. Kemp’s watch is a plain military-styled watch with a round silver-toned case and black dial on a light brown strap. The material doesn't make for a straightforward story on screen. Bruce Robinson joined to write the screenplay and to direct The Rum Diary. The novel was more brutal than Depp’s film, with a gang rape (of Chenault, Sandy Thompson’s fictional stand-in). [8] The project did not move past the development stage. The end credits explain that Kemp makes it back to New York, marries Chenault, and becomes a successful journalist, having finally found his voice as a writer. The manuscript, begun in 1959, was discovered amongst Thompson's papers by Johnny Depp. "[13] Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score to reviews, gives the film a score of 56 out of 100, based on 37 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". After travelling through Europe, he decides to give Puerto Rico a try, landing a job with the Daily News, FAQ | The Rum Diary Critics Consensus. :) I'm not so impressed about the movie, but I love that couple! In The Rum Diary Chenault is not Sanderson’s girlfriend, but rather Yeamon’s. Sweat Bee 10. [12] The filmmaker found himself suffering from writer's block. The writers at the Daily News become his only real friends on the island - Robert Sala, the fatalistic photographer; Moberg, the weird crime reporter; Yeamon, who is "a nut"; and Lotterman, the editor He started drinking a bottle of wine a day until he finished the script and then he quit drinking again. Fandom - The Rum Diary I DO NOT OWN THE CLIPS OR THE SONGS I USE IN MY VIDEOS. Everyone's drunk, Chenault a bit more so, and is intent on dancing. ... Chenault Play on Apple Music - Chenault Download on iTunes - Chenault Play on Spotify - Chenault Play on YouTube - Chenault. [8] In 2009, Depp's production company Infinitum Nihil took on the project with the financial backing of King and his production company GK Films. I can’t imagine Johnny Depp producing an HST movie that changes the plot of the book so I am thinking the site you are cutting and pasting from has its facts wrong. The Rum Diary is a work of great beauty. Neon Popsicles 14. He is another writer at the newspaper where Kemp works. [7] Amber Heard is reported to have been preferred over Scarlett Johansson and Keira Knightley. Listen to trailer music, OST, original score, and the full list of popular songs in the film. Later, Sala and Kemp go to a restaurant and berate the owner for refusing them service; Kemp senses that the owner wants to kill them, so Sala and he beat a hasty retreat, pursued by angry locals. Pics | Such was the case with Hunter S. Thompson, the father of so-called Gonzo journalism, who began his loosely autobiographical novel The Rum Diary in 1959 at age 22. It's colorful and amiable enough, and Depp's heart is clearly in the right place, but The Rum Diary fails to add sufficient focus to its rambling source material. Find all 48 songs in The Rum Diary Soundtrack, with scene descriptions. The Rum Diary: The Long Lost Novel ... 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