Oct 28, 2011 · The Rum Diary: Directed by Bruce Robinson. With Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli, Amber Heard. 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.
The Rum Diary is a 2011 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Bruce Robinson, based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Hunter S. Thompson. The film stars Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli, Amber Heard, Richard Jenkins, and Giovanni Ribisi. Filming began in Puerto Rico in March 2009 and was released on October 28, 2011.
Movie Info As the Eisenhower era draws to a close, journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) decides he's had enough of New York and takes a job in Puerto Rico. There, he becomes obsessed with Chenault...
- Comedy, Drama
The Rum Diary (3,106) 6.1 1 h 59 min 2011 X-Ray R Based on the novel by Hunter S. Thompson, THE RUM DIARY, follows journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) on an alcohol-fueled journey across the island of Puerto Rico where he finds himself caught between a shady American businessman, a beautiful woman, and several bottles of booze. Directors
Paul rooms with Sala, an aging and equally alcoholic reporter, in a rundown flat. Sanderson, a wealthy entrepreneur, hires Paul to flack for a group of investors who plan to buy an island near the capital and build a resort. Sanderson's girl-friend, the beguiling Chenault, bats her eyes at Paul.
Rum Diary tells the story of a young journalist Paul Kemp who experiences first-hand the 1950’s transformation of Puerto Rico into a capitalist paradise. Along the way, there’s Caribbean festival, a woman of interest and the dark side of island life. Paul Kemp eventually finds his voice to the chagrin of bastards everywhere.
The Rum Diary (2011) Full Cast & Crew See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro Directed by Bruce Robinson ... (directed by) Writing Credits ( WGA) Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification Produced by Music by Christopher Young ... (music by) Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski ... director of photography Film Editing by