Before her death in 1996, Margaux Hemingway travels to Europe in a bid to uncover more about her famous grandfather, Ernest Hemingway's life. As she delves into her family history, she uncovers parallels between her grandfathers self destructive nature and her own life, marred by alcoholism, divorce, and bulimia. As tensions appear in her marriage to director Bernard Foucher, she returns to America, facing difficult personal questions about herself.
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Principal shooting began in 1984, when Margaux Hemingway and her husband Bernard Foucher traveled to Cuba, but the project struggled to get off the ground. The documentary was finally released in 1998, after Margaux's death at the age of 41. The marriage between Hemingway and Foucher had disintegrated during the filming and it was left to Foucher to finish the film. See more
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