– 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.
Claude Tremblay Léa-Valérie Létourneau (Set Decoration)
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