The story begins in 1936 with the primary assembly between Gellhorn and Hemingway, which takes place in a bar within the metropolis of Key West, Florida. The 2 have been nice and have been immediately liked, regardless of being married Hemingway. The 2 will journey to Spain to assist filming a documentary in regards to the Spanish Civil Warfare. Shortly afterwards his spouse divorced Hemingway and Gellhorn will marry. The movie focuses on the connection between Gellhorn and Hemingway and their intense feelings.