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My Salinger Year

Released: November 9, 2021 • Available in US
Product SKU: 826663221138
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"Captivating ... managed with grace, tenderness and touching credibility by a wonderfully winning Qualley in concert with Philippe Falardeau's smart, engaging direction and screenplay." – Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

After leaving graduate school to pursue her dream of becoming a writer, Joanna (Margaret Qualley, The Leftovers) gets hired as an assistant to Margaret (Sigourney Weaver, Gorillas In The Mist, The TV Set), the stoic and old-fashioned literary agent of J. D. Salinger. Fluctuating between poverty and glamour, she spends her days in a plush, wood-paneled office – where Dictaphones and typewriters still reign and agents doze off after three-martini lunches – and her nights in a Brooklyn apartment with her socialist boyfriend. Joanna's main task is processing Salinger's voluminous fan mail, but as she reads the heart-wrenching letters from around the world, she becomes reluctant to send the agency's impersonal standard letter and impulsively begins personalizing the responses. The results are both humorous and moving as Joanna, while using the great writer's voice, begins to discover her own.

Bonus Features

  • Audio Descriptive Track
  • Trailer

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My Salinger Year

NAME ROLE
Margaret Qualley Joanna
Sigourney Weaver Margaret
Douglas Booth Don
Seána Kerslake Jenny
Brían F. O'Byrne Hugh
Colm Feore Daniel
Théodore Pellerin Boy from Winston-Salem
Yanic Truesdale Max
Hamza Haq Karl
Leni Parker Pam
Philippe Falardeau Director
Philippe Falardeau Writer
Joanna Smith Rakoff Writer
Naima Abed Producer
Hussain Amarshi Producer
Ruth Coady Producer
Luc Déry Producer
Philippe Falardeau Producer
Emilie Georges Producer
Celine Haddad Producer
Élaine Hébert Producer
Jess Magee Producer
Kim McCraw Producer
Susan Mullen Producer
Claude Paiement Producer
Joanna Smith Rakoff Producer
Mary Jane Skalski Producer

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