This film is based on the book, "The Garden of Eden", by Ernest Hemingway, which some speculate was semi-autobiographical and was published in 1986 after Hemingway's suicide. This is a story of love, sex, power and gender reversal during the jazz age, a time of newfound freedom and frivolity.
On November 19, 2010, along with five other reporters, I met with Mena Suvari and Caterina Murino at the Playwright's Celtic Pub in New York City to discuss the release of Hemingway's Garden of Eden. The following is a transcript of that meeting.
A brand new comedy which suggests by the title to be the feminine counterpart to the once ever-so-popular Barbershop, the movie sheds its conceptual resemblances long enough to declare that the Beauty Shop girls can be funny too -- even if it was a little hit and miss.