My Salinger Year

Based on a true story, Joanna (Margaret Qualley), an aspiring writer, takes a job at a literary agency in New York that represents the notoriously reclusive writer J.D. Salinger, and is tasked with responding to his many fan letters. While it begins as a tedious desk job, she finds herself taken in by the letters and decides she wants to help the fans get their letters to their idol, going against the wishes of her strict manager (Sigourney Weaver).

Philippe Falardeau directs a stellar cast in this acclaimed coming of age story, which premiered at the Berlinale in 2020.

(2019) Director: Phillippe Falardeau. Screenwriter: Phillippe Falardeau, Joanna Rakoff Starring: Margaret Qualley, Sigourney Weaver, Colm Feore. 101 min 14A. English.