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My Salinger Year

Director Philippe Falardeau
Year 2021
Run Time 101min
Genre Drama
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

Quebecois director and screenwriter Falardeau has won more than 32 international awards for his films, which include Monsieur Lazhar, La moitié gauche du frigo, C'est pas moi, je le jure!, The Good Lie, the political satire Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre, and the recent My Salinger Year as well as the TV show Le temps des framboises


Philippe Falardeau, Joanna Rakoff


Margaret Qualley, Sigourney Weaver, Douglas Booth, Seana Kerslake


Luc Déry, Kim McCraw




Arts and Culture, Literary Adaptation, Strong Female Leads

Original Language


Language Versions

EN CC, FR Dub, FR Subtitles

Canadian Distributor

Mongrel Media