A Farewell to Arms

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A tale of the love between ambulance driver Lt. Henry and Nurse Catherine Barkley during World War I. The action takes place in Italy and the two fall in love during the war and will stop at nothing to be together.

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Critic Reviews for A Farewell to Arms

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Audience Reviews for A Farewell to Arms

  • Aug 16, 2013
    I find that Gary Cooper outside of High Noon is not someone suited for a lot of films. Here he bumbles through Hemingway who unfortunately was alive to see it.
    John B Super Reviewer
  • Jun 10, 2011
    A very melodramatic and decently created first Hemingway adaptation of A Farewell to Arms that while not reaching the greatness of the book, is commendable. The film is slow and often filled with a lot of overly emotional events but if you can endure that you are in for a good and tragic love story unfolding and the devastating result.
    Chris B Super Reviewer
  • Jun 04, 2011
    The book fails to carry over to the screen.
    Juli R Super Reviewer
  • Sep 03, 2010
    Very long and very melodramatic! Good actors and a realistic story, but it was too melodramatic for my taste.
    Aj V Super Reviewer

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