Salinger

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Salinger
A feature documentary on the formative personal and professional experiences of the reclusive author J.D. Salinger, most famous for the banned/unbanned novel ''Catcher in the Rye.''

129 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Violence).
Documentary, On the art circuit

Showtimes

The origins of a strange mind
The origins of a strange mind

Credits

Cast
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Edward Norton, John Cusack, Martin Sheen, Tom Wolfe, Gore Vidal
Director
Shane Salerno
MusicLorne Balfe
CinematographyAnthony Savini, Buddy Squires
EditingJeffrey Doe, Regis Kimble, Sabine Krayenb¨hl, Langdon Page
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2013
Produced byThe Story Factory

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDocumentary
LanguageVery mild
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceMild to moderate, infrequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsBiographical about Salinger life strong [sic]. The effects [sic]. The psyche of reasons [sic] for a man who withdrew from public acclaim and from those that loved him. The movie also deals with destractive [sic] effects in relationships i.e. too much focus on work and working [sic] one's partner.
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for disturbing war images, thematic elements and smoking
Runtime120
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
2
Violence
3
Sex
2
Language
1
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Stephanie Merrie quote icon'Salinger' fails to impress.
5
Metacritic.com
28 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
78 critics
12
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconA so-so documentary about a fascinating personality, Salinger has moments of insight but is too often bogged down by reenactments and a lack of attention to the man's actual writings.
7
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
10

What the People say

Internet
366 Netizens quote iconPowerful and Intense. Entertaining, heartfelt, intellectual and insightful.
11

Average .. 45%

9

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