In Love and War


1h 55m 1996

Brief Synopsis

The true story behind Ernest Hemingway's classic World War I novel "A Farewell to Arms" explores the romance that develops after an 18 year-old Hemingway is nursed back to health by Red Cross nurse Agnes Von Kurowsky following an injury on the battlefield. Partially based on Kurowsky's diaries, the summer of 1918 becomes a time that forever changes both of their lives.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Historical
War
Period
Adaptation
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Abbey Road Studios; Air Studios, London; Eastman Kodak; First Unit Caterers; Lays International; Location Facilities; Near North Insurance Brokerage Of California Inc; New Line Cinema; Panavision, Ltd.; Rank Film Laboratory; Special Treats Productions; Stcvq; Twickenham Film Studios
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE); Afmd; Cecchi Gori Pictures; Constantin Film Development, Inc.; Contender Entertainment; Entertainment Film Distributors, Ltd.; Focus Features; Gaga Communications (Parent); Metropolitan Filmexport; Myndform; New Line Cinema; New Line Home Entertainment; Polygram Filmed Entertainment; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige Ab (Sweden); Village Roadshow Limited; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Vittorio Veneto, Italy; Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

The true story behind Ernest Hemingway's classic World War I novel "A Farewell to Arms" explores the romance that develops after an 18 year-old Hemingway is nursed back to health by Red Cross nurse Agnes Von Kurowsky following an injury on the battlefield. Partially based on Kurowsky's diaries, the summer of 1918 becomes a time that forever changes both of their lives.

Cast

Chris O'donnell

Ernest Hemingway

Mackenzie Astin

Harry Villard

Sandra Bullock

Agnes Von Kurowsky

Margot Steinberg

Mabel 'Rosie' Rose

Alan Bennett

Porter

Ingrid Lacey

Elsie 'Mac' Macdonald

Emilio Bonucci

Domenico Caracciolo

Ian Kelly

Jimmy Mcbride

Tara Hugo

Katherine 'Gumshoe' De Long

Colin Stinton

Tom Burnside

Rocco Quarzell

Roberto Zardini

Vincenzo Nicoli

Enrico Biscaglia

Terence Sach

Porter

Carlo Croccolo

Town Mayor

Gigi Vivan

Italian Child

Giuseppe Bonato

Grandfather

Allegra Dicarpegna

Loretta

Diane Witter

Adele Brown

Mindy Lee Raskin

Charlotte Anne Miller

Tracy Hostmyer

Ruth Harper

Kaethe Cherney

Veta Markley

Lauren Booth

Anna Scanlon

Rebecca Craig

Elena Croock

Frances Ridelle

Katherine

Wendi Peters

Emily

Laura Nardi

Teresa

Maria Petrucci

Sonia

Valeria Fabbri

Anna Maria

Quinto Rolman

Italian Man

Raph Taylor

Francesco

George Rossi

Medic

Todd Curran

Skip Talboc

Matthew Sharp

Joseph Larkin

Nick Brooks

Louis Barton

Tom Goodman-hill

Houston Kenyon

Doreen Mantle

Emilia

Vincenzo Ricotta

Italian Officer

Reno Porcaro

Italian Photographer

Bruno Majean

Albert Zardini

Joseph Long

Italian Doctor

Bruce Lidington

American Surgeon

Colin Fox

Dr Hemingway

Kay Hawtrey

Grace Hemingway

Roseline Garland

Carol Hemingway

Evan Smirnow

Leicester Hemingway

Avery Saltzman

Reporter

Rodger Barton

Sun Times Reporter

Richard Blackburn

Tribune Reporter

Gil Filar

Boy

Noah Reid

Boy

Richard Fitzpatrick

Mailman

Philippe Leroy-beaulieu

Laura Martelli

Isabella Caraciollo

Cyril Taylor

Maitre D'

Milan Rosandic

Waiter

Vincent Riotta

Crew

Geoffrey Alexander

Original Music

David Allen

Sound Mixer (2nd Unit)

Mik Allen

Other

Chris Allies

Title Designer

Luisa Amendola

Location Manager (Italy)

Alec Anderson

Construction Coordinator (Canada)

Edward Anderson

Driver (Chris O'Donnell)

David Appleby

Key Grip

Terry Apsey

Construction Coordinator

Serge Archambault

Other

Kenny Atherfold

Grip (2nd Unit)

Richard Attenborough

Producer

Daniel Bacciu

Propman (Italy)

Werner Bacciu

Propman (Italy)

Ken Bacon

Stand-By Prop

Alex Bailey

Stills Photographer

Helen Ball

Digital Artist

Enrico Ballarin

Location Manager (Italy)

Ken Barley

Other

John Bateman

Adr/ Foley Mixer

Jonathan Bates

Sound

Raffaele Battistelli

Special Effects Supervisor (Italy)

Pascal Beaudin

Video Assist (Canada)

Joanna Beckett

Production Runner

Camille Belanger

Makeup Artist (Canada)

Emma Bendell

Accounts Assistant

Mark Bendit

Driver (Chris O'Donnell) (Canada)

Les Benson

Propman (2nd Unit)

Sylvain Bergevin

Bestboy (Canada)

Patrick Berner

Camera Trainee (Canada)

Flavio Bertini

Propman (Italy)

Robert Betts

Other

Jules Bianchi

Assistant (To Chris O'Donnell)

Brian Bishop

Scenic Artist

Doug Bishop

Scenic Artist

Fabio Botteon

Special Effects Assistant (Italy)

Fernard Boudrias

Other

Richard Bradshaw

Stunts

Dominique Brault

Craft Services (Canada)

Michael Brett

Security (Sandra Bullock)

Andrea Brigenti

Assistant Location Manager (Italy)

June Brock

Caterer

Paul Broucek

Music Executive (New Line Cinema)

Judi Bunn

Production Manager

Roy Burge

2nd Dialogue Editor

Lorenzo Cadeau

Military Advisor (Italy)

Angus Cameron

Digital Artist

Ciro Candia

Camera Trainee

Laura Cappato

Production Assistant (Italy)

Peter Casey

Generator Operator

Denis Caspar

Graphic Artist (Canada)

Andrea Castellan

Electrician (Italy)

Tim Cavagin

Sound Mixer

Guido Cerasuolo

Unit Production Manager (Italy)

Christian Chabot

Electrician (Canada)

Simon Chamberlain

Original Music

Francesca Chamberland

Wardrobe Supervisor (Canada)

Janis Chaskin

Associate Producer

Bruce Cheesman

Dressing Props

David Cheesman

Dressing Props

Julie Chenard

Wardrobe Assistant (Canada)

Nikki Clapp

Script Supervisor

Gabriel Clare-hunt

Assistant (To Richard Attenborough)

Patrick Clayton

1st Assistant Director

Sean Clayton

2nd Assistant Director

Suzanne Clegg

Script Supervisor (2nd Unit)

Adrianna Cohen

Production Executive

Sean Conner

Other

Richard Conway

Special Effects Coordinator

Sam Conway

Special Effects Technician

Martin Corbett

2nd Assistant Editor

Robert Pierre Cote

3rd Assistant Director (Canada)

Suzie Coutu

Dresser (Canada)

Robert Cowper

Construction Buyer

Simon Cox

Boom Operator (2nd Unit)

Stuart Craig

Production Designer

Annie Crawford

Wardrobe Supervisor

Michael Crouch

Dialogue Editor

David Croucher

Wardrobe Assistant

Aurelio Crugnola

Art Direction (Italy)

Chiara Crugnola

Other

Luciano Curti

Other

Susan D'arcy

Unit Publicist

Jerry Daly

2nd Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Ray De-haan

Stunts

Liana Dee

Assistant Accountant (Canada)

Paolo Del Bravo

Other

Robin Demetriou

Catering Supervisor

Alberto Destefani

Payroll Cashier (Italy)

Catherine Buyse Dian

Wardrobe Assistant (Italy)

Joe Dipple

Chargehand Dressing Props (Italy)

Peter Dorme

Other

Tony Doyle

Animal Wrangler

Judy Ducker

Production Buyer (Italy)

André Duval

Hairdresser (Canada)

Nigel Egerton

Wardrobe Assistant

Erik Ellner

Production Attorney

David Eltham

Senior Special Effects Technician

Toby Emmerich

Executive In Charge Of Music (New Line Cinema)

Leonard Engelman

Makeup Artist (Chris O'Donnell)

Corrado Ermagora

Assistant Armorer (Italy)

David Escoffery

Electrician

Sallie Evans

Makeup Artist

Bob Farrell

Grip (Italy)

Christiane Fattori

Makeup Artist (Canada)

George Fenton

Music

Joe Fineman

Executive In Charge Of Post-Production

Christian Fluet

Production Accountant (Canada)

Jacob Fortier

Electrician (Canada)

Jacques Fortier

Gaffer (Canada)

Paolo Frasson

Grip (Italy)

Carla Fry

Executive In Charge Of Production

Anne Galea

Set Decorator (Canada)

John Gamble

Other

Dario Gardi

Electrician (Italy)

Michael Gardiner

Other

Cristiano Giavedoni

Electrician (Italy)

Roger Gibbon

Digital Artist

Denis Gingras

Other

Loeb & Loeb Giovanni Pedde

Legal Advisors (Italy)

Paule Girardin

Other

Emily Glatter

In-House Production Coordinator

Mick Gomm

Caterer Driver

Romo Gorrara

Stunts

Marie-claude Gosselin

Assistant Set Decorator (Canada)

Keith Grant

Recording Engineer

Jo Gregory

Production Accountant

Isobel Griffiths

Musicians' Contractor

Pauline Griffiths

Foley Artist

Kate Grimble

Art Department Assistant

Annie Hadley

Costume Cutter

Hilary Haines

Hairdresser

Taffy Haines

Sound Maintenance

Denis Hamel

Set Propman (Canada)

Hugh Harlow

Location Manager

Gordon Harmer

Wardrobe Master (Italy)

Brian Hathaway

Other

Diana Hawkins

Co-Producer

Rene Haynes

Casting (Usa)

Bernard Hearn

Chargehand Standby Prop

Nicholas Heather

Wardrobe Assistant (2nd Unit)

Steve Hedinger

Sign Writer

John Hepworth

Driver (Richard Attenborough) (Canada)

Andrew Holder

Sculptor

Mark Holmes

Wardrobe Master

Peter Holt

Foley Editor

Sue Honeyborne

Wardrobe Mistress

Emma Horton

Assistant (To Kenny Chris)

Jeremy Hume

Assistant Editor

Simon Hume

Other

Dean Humphreys

Sound Mixer

Gerry Humphreys

Sound

Antony Hunt

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jonathan Hurst

Props Storeman (United Kingdom)

Derek Ixer

Props Storeman (Italy)

Maurizio Jacopelli

Dressing Props (Italy)

Andrew Jeffery

Other

Gareth Jones

Other

Mark S. Kaufman

Music Coordinator (New Line Cinema)

Lynne Mcquaker Kavner

Development Executive

Simon Kaye

Sound

Theodore Goddard Keith Cousins

Legal Advisors (United Kingdom)

Wanda Kelly

Makeup Artist (2nd Unit)

Chris Kenny

Supervising Producer

Claire Kenny

Wardrobe Production Assistant

John King

Art Direction

John King

Driver (Sandra Bullock)

John King

Driver

Sara King

Executive In Charge Of Post-Production

Leila Kirkpatrick

Production Coordinator

Rene Knol

Propman (Italy)

Hilary Kolman

Assistant (To Dimitri Villard)

Normand Labelle

2nd Assistant Director (Canada)

Luca Lachin

2nd Assistant Director (Italy)

Guy Lalande

Art Direction (Canada)

Raymonde Laliberte

Hairdresser (Canada)

Richard Lalonde

Unit Production Manager (Canada)

Peter Lamb

Electrician

Alex Lambert

Makeup Artist (Canada)

Michael Lamont

Art Direction

Neil Lamont

Supervising Art Director

Alfio Lamoratta

Supervisor

Kevin Lane

Music Editor

Tommy Lee

Unit Driver

Patti-beth Leitman

Medic (Canada)

Christian Lemay

2nd Assistant Camera (Canada)

Lara L Leonard

Assistant (To Sandra Bullock)

Guy Lepine

Electrician (Canada)

Marie-josee Leroux

3rd Assistant Director (Canada)

Mark Lisbon

Stunts

Claire Litchfield

Other

Christopher Lloyd

Assistant Sound Editor

Jack Lovesay

Standby Stagehand

Simon Lucas

Electrician

Darcy Macleod

Standby Carpenter (Canada)

Terry Madden

1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Giancarlo Mancini

Special Effects Technician (Italy)

Massimiliano Marenco

Wardrobe Assistant (Italy)

Alan Martin

Gaffer

Lee Martin

Electrician

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Historical
War
Period
Adaptation
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Abbey Road Studios; Air Studios, London; Eastman Kodak; First Unit Caterers; Lays International; Location Facilities; Near North Insurance Brokerage Of California Inc; New Line Cinema; Panavision, Ltd.; Rank Film Laboratory; Special Treats Productions; Stcvq; Twickenham Film Studios
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE); Afmd; Cecchi Gori Pictures; Constantin Film Development, Inc.; Contender Entertainment; Entertainment Film Distributors, Ltd.; Focus Features; Gaga Communications (Parent); Metropolitan Filmexport; Myndform; New Line Cinema; New Line Home Entertainment; Polygram Filmed Entertainment; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige Ab (Sweden); Village Roadshow Limited; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Vittorio Veneto, Italy; Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States on Video June 24, 1997

Released in United States Winter December 18, 1996

Wide Release in United States January 24, 1997

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) nebruary 13-24, 1997.

Sandra Bullock reportedly received $10.5 million for this project.

Sandra Bullock reportedly received $10.5 million for this project.

Began shooting May 22, 1996.

Completed shooting August 9, 1996.

Author Henry Villard died January 21, 1996 at the age of 95.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) nebruary 13-24, 1997.)

Wide Release in United States January 24, 1997

Released in United States on Video June 24, 1997

Released in United States Winter December 18, 1996