'Hemingway' tackles the writer in a documentary as big as his tumultuous life

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Will be few adjectives in this story. Ernest Hemingway avoided them. Hemingway was the writer who said he was looking for one true sentence. He wrote stories of war and love bullfighters and boxers and fishermen. PBS documentary argues Hemingway influenced all writers who followed even those who hate him. The documentary features Jeff Daniels reading Hemingway's prose, like The Ending of The Sun also rises, where the narrator shares a taxi in Madrid with a woman who can't be in a relationship with him.

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