The Garden of Eden

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By on December 9, 2010

Category: Drama
All Genres: Drama
Release Year: 2008
Country: UK
Runtime: 111
Rating: 7.1 (0)
Languages: English
Director: John Irvin
Sound: Dolby Digital

  • Return to magic. Return to hope. Return to Narnia.

  • Writing by: James Scott Linville – (screenplay)
    Ernest Hemingway – (novel)

    Produced by: Tim Baish – co-producer
    Al Burgess – line producer
    Alice Guien – associate producer
    Geoff Jarrett – co-producer
    Tim Lewiston – producer
    Bob Mahoney – producer
    Wojtek Palys – associate producer
    Lorne Thyssen – executive producer
    Mario Zvan – line producer

    Cast: Jack Huston – David Bourne
    Mena Suvari – Catherine Bourne
    Richard E. Grant – Colonel Philip Boyle
    Caterina Murino – Marita
    Carmen Maura – Madame Aurol
    Matthew Modine – David's Father
    Alejandro Arroyo
    Dritan Biba – Patron
    Luis Callejo – Monsieur Coiffeur
    Isabella Orlowska – Constanza
    Mathias Koie Levi Palsvig – Young David Bourne

    Music: Roger Julià
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    Plot Outline:

    A young American writer completes his service in WWI and travels across Europe with his wife and her attractive Italian girlfriend. Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway.

    Plot: Set in the jazz age years, prior to the depression, the story follows a successful young American writer, David Bourne, and his beautiful new wife, Catherine, on their extended honeymoon in Europe. Catherine soon becomes restless and starts to tests her husband's devotion, pushing him to the limits of her imagination. Already unsure of the games his wife is playing, David is both uncomfortable and curious when she brings a sultry Italian girl, Marita, to spice things up. As the erotic game reaches new levels, the events that follow will change their lives forever.

    Movie Quotes:

    Catherine Bourne: [From trailer] Do you love me the way I am?
    David Bourne: That's a funny question.
    Catherine Bourne: If I changed, would you still?
    David Bourne: Sure.

    Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Miscellaneous: In the credits, Reepicheep is listed as Peepicheep.

    Trivia: There are 3 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • John Irvin along with the three leads, appeared in an episode of "Film '72" on the 19th of February 2008.
    • This is the fiftieth adaptation of an Ernest Hemmingway story.
    • Mena Suvari and Jack Huston had previously been in Factory Girl (2006) together.

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