What's the Difference between The Rum Diary the Book and The Rum Diary the Movie?


The Rum Diary

Released: 1998
Author: Hunter S. Thompson

The Rum Diary

Released: 2011
Director: Bruce Robinson
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Paul Kemp
Paul Kemp
Portrayed by: Johnny Depp
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In the Book In the Movie
   Paul Kemp takes a flight from New York to Puerto Rico. He has already arrived.
   Paul is starting at the same time as Yeamon, a new reporter. Lotterman is talking with him when Paul arrives. Yeamon doesn't appear. Lotterman is in his office on the phone when Paul arrives.
   Paul and Sala take two girls out. Paul has sex with one of them on the beach. This doesn't happen.
   Paul sees Chenault on the plane. She winds up being the girlfriend of Yeamon. Paul meets Chenault when she is skinny dipping in the water outside of his hotel. Yeamon doesn't exist, so she is the girlfriend of Sanderson.
   Sala and Kemp don't have a fridge in their apartment. They do.
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