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'Mrs Hemingway' explores pain and passion of writer's four wives

By Angus MacSwan LONDON (Reuters) - For a writer who explored the world of men without women, Ernest Hemingway certainly liked to have women around him. The Nobel Prize-winning author had four wives in all with barely a day between each changeover, as well as friendships with Ava Gardner, Ingrid Bergman and Marlene Dietrich. Now a fictionalized account of the marriages, inspired by his letters, examines what it might have been like to be the wives.

Jude Law explodes as hot-headed safecracker in 'Dom Hemingway'

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - With an extra 20 pounds, an impressive paunch and bad teeth, actor Jude Law, best known for his golden boy roles, transforms himself into a sleazy, ranting southeast London safecracker in the film "Dom Hemingway." It is Law, Oscar nominated for "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and "Cold Mountain," as he hasn't been seen before - unfit, unkempt and with a penchant for delivering expletive-filled speeches.

Jude Law explodes as hot-headed safecracker in 'Dom Hemingway'

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - With an extra 20 pounds, an impressive paunch and bad teeth, actor Jude Law, best known for his golden boy roles, transforms himself into a sleazy, ranting southeast London safecracker in the film "Dom Hemingway." It is Law, Oscar nominated for "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and "Cold Mountain," as he hasn't been seen before - unfit, unkempt and with a penchant for delivering expletive-filled speeches.

Cuba, U.S. renew accord to preserve Hemingway legacy

Havana, Mar 18 (EFE).- Cuba's Cultural Heritage Council and the U.S.-based Vigia Foundation signed Tuesday the renewal of their 2002 accord to preserve the legacy of Ernest Hemingway on the island. The president of the council, Gladys Collazo, and foundation head Jenny Phillips, signed the agreement in Havana, with Cuban Deputy Culture Minister Fernando Rojas and U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern as witnesses.

Cuba, U.S. renew accord to preserve Hemingway legacy

Havana, Mar 18 (EFE).- Cuba's Cultural Heritage Council and the U.S.-based Vigia Foundation signed Tuesday the renewal of their 2002 accord to preserve the legacy of Ernest Hemingway on the island. The president of the council, Gladys Collazo, and foundation head Jenny Phillips, signed the agreement in Havana, with Cuban Deputy Culture Minister Fernando Rojas and U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern as witnesses.

Book Talk: Classic memoir author Walls plunges into fiction

By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK (Reuters) - "The Silver Star," a new novel by Jeannette Walls, stars two young sisters left largely to fend for themselves while their unstable mother pursues a questionable music career. It's a scenario Walls knows well, as readers of her best-selling 2005 memoir, "The Glass Castle," can attest. The book chronicled Walls' and her siblings' upbringing by an erratic father and a mother who cared more about painting than parenting.

Ernest Hemingway takes to Havana's streets once again

Havana, Jun 21 (EFE).- The imposing figure of Ernest Hemingway multiplied by six doubles, who for their resemblance to the novelist won a contest in the United States, surprised Cubans and tourists alike as they strolled the streets of Old Havana and visited places long identified with the American writer.

Documents from Hemingway's time in Cuba come to U.S. library

Washington, May 7 (EFE).- Thousands of documents and photographs that belonged to Ernest Hemingway and have been stored until now in the house where he lived in Cuba will now become available to the public thanks to a U.S. foundation that has just put them into digital format. The materials had remained unavailable until now at Finca Vigia, where the novelist lived during his 1939-1960 period in Cuba, and their preservation had been endangered because they had been exposed for years to the tropical climate.

Mariel Hemingway hopes new film will end her family's curse

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Actress Mariel Hemingway hopes going public in a documentary about the curse that has plagued her family will finally dispel any mystery around their battles with addiction and raise awareness about mental illness. For years, Hemingway ignored the drinking, addiction and mental illness that coursed through her family, leading several relatives to take their own lives.
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