In Love and War (1996)



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Movie Info

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 … More

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Anna Hamilton Phelan, Clancy Sigal, Allan Scott, Dimitri Villard, Allan G. Scott
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 27, 1999
New Line Home Entertainment


as Agnes von Korowsky

as Ernest Hemingway

as Henry Villard

as Domenico Caracciolo

as Elsie `Mac' MacDonal...

as Mabel `Rosie' Rose

as Tom Burnside

as Jimmy McBride

as Katherine `Gumshoe' ...

as Roberto Zardini

as Enrico Biscaglia

as porter

as town mayor

as Italian child

as grandfather

as Loretta Cavanaugh

as Adele Brown

as Charlotte Anne Mille...

as Ruth Harper

as Veta Markley

as Anna Scanlon

as Elena Crouch

as Katherine Smith

as Emily Rahn

as Anna Maria

as Italian Man

as Francesco

as Triage Medic

as Skip Talbot

as Louis Burton

as Joseph Larkin

as Louis Burton

as Houston Kenyon

as adjutant

as Italian officer

as Italian photographer

as Alberto Zardini

as Italian doctor

as American surgeon

as Dr. Hemingway

as Grace Hemingway

as Grace Hemingway

as Leicester Hemingway

as Carol Hemingway

as Leicester Hemingway

as Oak Leaves Reporter

as Sun Times Reporter

as Tribune Reporter

as Count Sergio Caracci...

as Isabella Caracciolo

as maitre d'
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Critic Reviews for In Love and War

All Critics (44) | Top Critics (13)

In Love and War is at its best photographing stationary objects, such as architecture, trees and bedridden soldiers -- not exactly what one hopes for from a movie portraying such a vital force as Ernest Hemingway.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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Entertainment Weekly
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San Francisco Chronicle
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Chicago Sun-Times
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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.

Full Review… | January 20, 2007

Audience Reviews for In Love and War

Good cast. Heartwarming movie about love during WWI. Chris plays a young Ernest Hemingway who falls for an older nurse during the war.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

Very frustrating how people fall in lust, mistake it for love, screw up their lives and then let bitterness and anger control them. What a depressing movie.

Dannielle Albert

Super Reviewer

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