MY SALINGER YEAR

Canada/Ireland 2020, 101 mins.

Directed: Philippe Falardeau (Monsieur Lazhar)

Starring: Margaret Qualley, Sigourney Weaver, Douglas Booth.

Opening Night Film Berlin Film Festival.

Based on the novel by Joanna Smith Rakoff, a young aspiring writer takes a clerical job working for the literary agent of the renowned, reclusive author J.D. Salinger (Catcher in the Rye). While her eccentric and old-fashioned boss tasks her to process Salinger’s voluminous fan mail, she struggles to find her own voice.

“ Buoyed by an appealing duet of star turns.” The Telegraph.

“ Heartwarming … wonderful ode to writing … Feel-good cinema.” User Reviews IMDB.

“ Knockout performances.” Time (UK).

“ Gentle, compassionate film.” ABC News (Australia).

“ Full of charm and intelligence.” The Arts Desk.