2pm & 6pm
The much-anticipated new film by Academy Award®-nominated writer/director Philippe Falardeau (Monsieur Lazhar), MY SALINGER YEAR unites three-time Oscar®-nominee Sigourney Weaver and radiant new talent Margaret Qualley (Once Upon A Time… in Hollywood) for a hugely enjoyable adaptation of Joanna Rakoff’s internationally bestselling memoir about a young woman’s literary education.
In the mid-90s in New York, Joanna (Qualley), a young aspiring writer, was hired by the literary agency that represented JD Salinger. While Margaret (Weaver), her eccentric boss with archaic methods, is in charge of handling the voluminous mail from Salinger fans, Joanna struggles to choose between her dream or her new career.
Keenly observed and wryly funny, with whip-smart performances from its two indelible leads, MY SALINGER YEAR is a memorable and compassionate depiction of a pre-digital world on the cusp of disappearance, the value of mentorship, and the lasting impact of self-expression in all its forms.
“A triumph! Towering turns from Sigourney Weaver and Margaret Qualley are the driving force in this affectionate true-life tale – THE TIMES