The Rum Diary (2011)
Director: Bruce Robinson
Actors: Johnny Depp
Runtime: 120 min
This movie was made as homage to Hunter S. Thompson, based on his semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. A young writer in search of work and inspiration arrives in Puerto Rico and begins working for the local newspaper. Condemned to write about nonsense, faced with corruption of which he is forced to keep silent, he spends most of the day drunk. Wandering through the abyss of self-destruction he succeeds in realizing the truth about society built on contradictions and in the end finds the long-sought inspiration.
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