Beegle is editor of “The Hemingway Review,” a scholarly journal produced bi-annually by The Hemingway Society and the University of Idaho.
The film premieres at 9 p.m. Monday, May 28 on HBO and follows the couple as their taste for adventure in the 1930s and ’40s takes them to the Spanish Civil War. Gellhorn was one of the best-known war correspondents of the era. Hemingway was her second husband and she his third wife. She left him after five years of marriage.
Director Philip Kaufman’s credits include “The Right Stuff” and “The Unbearable Lightness of Being.”
The cast also includes David Strathairn, Molly Parker, Parker Posey, Peter Coyote, Diane Baker, Joan Chen and a brief, uncredited role by Robert Duvall.