After watching HBO's historical drama "Hemingway & Gellhorn" which is set to air on May 28th and centers on the torrid love affair between novelist Ernest Hemingway and war correspondent Martha Gellhorn. You might be scratching your head and saying to yourself, "How did they do that -- how did they embed Clive Owen (as Hemingway) and Nicole Kidman (as Gellhorn) into real archival footage?" The quick answer is by computers, but a detailed explanation can be found in this interesting featurette. Take a look.
Directed by Philip Kaufman
Starring Nicole Kidman, Clive Owen, Robert Duvall, Rodrigo Santoro, Parker Posey, David Strathairn, Molly Parker, Tony Shalhoub
Release date May 28, 2012 (TV premiere, HBO)
Synopsis HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN recounts one of the greatest romances of the last century -- the passionate love affair and tumultuous marriage of literary master Ernest Hemingway and the beautiful, trailblazing war correspondent Martha Gellhorn - as it follows the adventurous writers through the Spanish Civil War and beyond. As witnesses to history, they covered all the great conflicts of their time; but the war they couldn’t survive was the war between themselves.