Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that Hemingway & Gellhorn focuses on the intense relationship between Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn during their time as war correspondents, and depicts bloody casualties and passionate sex. There are combat scenes that leave bloody and mangled corpses, and plenty of drinking off the battlefield. Many characters smoke cigarettes or cigars, and there's a good bit of swearing, plus bare breasts and bottoms during sex scenes.
Hemingway and Gellhorn have an intense love affair and a few scenes show them having sex, sometimes in explicit detail that includes vigorous motions and bare breasts and butts.
Many scenes show the two war correspondents at work covering battles that leave numerous bloody casualties. The fiery Hemingway also gets into more than a few fistfights.
Occasional swearing, including "bitch," "bastard," "pr--k," "c--t," and "f--k."
Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn are deeply committed to their work, documenting the awful impact of war upon ordinary people, and their fervor comes through in this film. They make war seem both terrible and glamorous, and in the process they fall hard for each other -- two people drawn to each other's intensity.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Hemingway was a man with big appetites, and he drinks and smokes throughout the film, often getting drunk. There's plenty of liquor, plenty of cigars, and plenty of cigarettes.