The Whole Wide World
About The Whole Wide World
Dan Ireland directed this 1996 film about pulp writer Robert E. Howard (Conan the Barbarian) and his bittersweet romance with school teacher Novalyne Price Ellis (who co-wrote the screenplay). Vincent D’Onofrio plays the troubled writer and Renée Zellweger stands in for his bookish sweetheart. The movie was widely praised, winning the Grand Jury Prize at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival.