Chris O'Donnell as the young Ernest Hemingway? It's really not as bad as it sounds, but isn't nearly as good as it could have been, either. Hemingway, a Red Cross volunteer in Northern Italy in 1918, gets a knee-full of mortar while delivering
canteen supplies to Italian troops. Sent to a Red Cross hospital, 18-year-old "Ernie" encounters the 26-year-old American nurse Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), who not only saves his leg, but wins his heart. Hemingway in love: There's a lot of potential there -- especially since Kurowsky
reportedly served as the model for Catherine Barkley in A Farewell to Arms
-- but director Sir Richard Attenborough and his scre...