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Hemingway biopic breaks barrier with location shoot in communist Cuba
Hemingway biopic breaks barrier with location shoot in communist Cuba

An Ernest Hemingway biopic shooting this month on the streets of Havana is the first feature film with a Hollywood director and actors to film on the island since the 1959 revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power. The Associated Press reports that “Papa” director Bob Yari and his cast and crew could be found recently filming a gun battle outside Havana’s Government Palace. "It was an absolute passion to actually make it in Cuba where everything that is in the script happened, where the finca [farm] is where [Hemingway] lived, where his boat was, all the spots from the Morro Castle to Cojimar where he fished," said Yari, who was a producer of the Academy...

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