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My Salinger Year (2020)



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In New York City in the late '90s, Joanna (Margaret Qualley) is a young aspiring writer who lands a day job at J.D. Salinger's literary agency. While her eccentric, old-fashioned boss Margaret (Sigourney Weaver) assigns her to answer Salinger's voluminous fan mail, Joanna struggles to find her own voice.


Critic Reviews for My Salinger Year

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (7)

But really it's a movie, essentially familiar in structure and tone, that owes everything to a pair of knockout performances. It's a casting triumph.

February 24, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This has open horizons, and a winning naïveté.

February 21, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

"My Salinger Year" often trips on the self-serious nature of its premise, and struggles with an antiquated quality out of sync with its timeline...

February 20, 2020 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Could use an edit.

February 20, 2020 | Full Review…

It's a running theme that writers are different than most people would probably imagine. But when it comes to accepting Joanna as one of them, the film never convinces.

February 20, 2020 | Full Review…

A pleasant and diverting film, then, that may leave you craving more of the egotism and rancour that seems to seep from every pore of New York literary scene.

February 20, 2020 | Full Review…

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