Biography Documentary hosted by Mariel Hemingway. Ernest Hemingway's novels rank among the most influential and celebrated in history, while his life remains an obscure image shrouded in myth. This film examines the remarkable life story of this legendary Nobel laureate. It is a fascinating trip through his world - from the hospital in Milan where he first found love to the resort community in the Midwest where he took his own life. Rare footage of Hemingway at rest, excerpts from his letters and unpublished works, and the recollections of those who knew him best shed light on his extraordinary journey. From the battlefields of Europe to the docks of Key West.