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My Salinger Year

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Margaret Qualley plays Joanna in the 2020 film My Salinger Year.

– minutes – Drama, Biography
Language: English
Festival release date: February 20, 2020 (Berlin International Film Festival)
Release date: 2020 (Canada)
Production companies: micro_scope, Parallel Films
Canadian distributor: Mongrel Media, Métropole Films (Quebec)

Based on the autobiographical 
book by Joanna Smith Rakoff and set in New York City in the late ‘90s, Joanna is played by Margaret Qualley (pictured above), a young aspiring writer who lands a day job at renowned author J.D. Salinger’s literary agency.  While her eccentric, old-fashioned boss Margaret tasks her to process Salinger’s voluminous fan mail, Joanna struggles to find her own voice.

This is writer-director Philippe Falardeau’s third feature in English.
Also see: My Salinger Year to Open 2020 Berlinale.



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Crew:
Producer: Luc Déry
Kim McCraw
Ruth Coady
Susan Mullen
Executive Producer:

Mary Jane Skalski

Director:

Philippe Falardeau

Screenwriter:

Philippe Falardeau

Cinematographer:

Sara Mishara

Editor:

Mary Finlay

Composer:

Martin Léon

Production Designer:

Elise de Blois

Art Director:

Claude Tremblay
Léa-Valérie Létourneau (Set Decoration)

Costume Designer:

Patricia McNeil

Cast:Roles:

Margaret Qualley
Sigourney Weaver
Douglas Booth
Seána Kerslake
Jonathan Dubsky
Colm Feore
Leni Parker
Yanic Truesdale
Xiao Sun
Gavin Drea
Théodore Pellerin
Romane Denis
Matt Holland
Brían F. O’Byrne
Hamza Haq
Elana Dunkelman
Sylvia Stewart
Ellen David
Andres Romo Salido
Tim Post
Arthur Holden
Alexandre Dubois
Christine Lan
Carlo Mestroni
Samantha Hodhod
Jay Chevery
Gillian Doria
Ondra Dorian

Joanna
Margaret
Don
Jenny
Brett
Daniel
Pam
Max
Lisa
Mark
Winston-Salem boy
High school girl
Roger Lathbury
Hugh
Karl
Assistant #2
New Yorker Receptionist
Placement Agent
Mexican Worker
J.D. Salinger
Dean
New Yorker Guy 1
Vietnamese Girl
Doorman
Assistant #1
Dating guy
Judy Blume