Below you see two exclusive photos of The Rum Diary , starring Johnny Depp . It is a film version of Hunter S. Thompson's memoir of his time in Puerto Rico in the 50s. The movie is directed by Bruce Robinson. The cast also includes the Amber Heard , Giovanni Ribisi , Aaron Eckhart and Richard Jenkins
Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) is a freelance journalist who is at a turning point in his life is. He left for San Juan there to write for The San Juan Star, an important newspaper. Paul tries to escape reality through the use of large quantities of alcohol, drugs, women and music. However, after a local rebellion breaks out, he gets together with his new friend Bob Sala, embroiled in a corrupt development of a hotel.