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PGA East Screening: THE RUM DIARY
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10/27/2011
When: Thursday, October 27
8:30pm
Where: Dolby 88
1350 Ave. of the Americas
New York, New York  10019
United States


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The PGA East Screening Committee invites you and a guest
to an Exclusive, Pre-Release Screening of...


FilmDistrict and GK Films present
A GK Films and Infintium Nihil Production


THE RUM DIARY

Thursday, October 27 at 8:30pm



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Dolby 88
1350 Ave. of the Americas
Lobby level, entrance at 55th St.


Producers: Johnny Depp, Christi Dembrowski, Anthony Rhulen, Robert Kravis, Tim Headington and Graham King*
Director: Bruce Robinson

Based on the novel by:
Hunter S. Thompson
Starring: Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli, Amber Heard, Richard Jenkins, and Giovanni Ribisi
*PGA Member

Based on the early novel by Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary tells the increasingly unhinged story of itinerant journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp). Tiring of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local newspaper, The San Juan Star, run by downtrodden editor Lotterman (Richard Jenkins). Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Paul soon becomes obsessed with Chenault (Amber Heard), the wildly attractive Connecticut-born fiancée of Sanderson (Aaron Eckhart). Sanderson, a businessman involved in shady property development deals, is one of a growing number of American entrepreneurs who are determined to convert Puerto Rico into a capitalist paradise in service of the wealthy. When Kemp is recruited by Sanderson to write favorably about his latest unsavory scheme, the journalist is presented with a choice: to use his words for the corrupt businessmen’s financial benefit, or use them to take the bastards down.

Release Date: October 28, 2011
Running Time: 120 minutes
Rated R for language, brief drug use and sexuality



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