• Salinger (2013)


Release Date: September 6th, 2013

DVD Release Date: December 10th, 2013

PG-13 |2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Shane Salerno examines the life of famously reclusive writer J.D. Salinger, author of "The Catcher in the Rye."

Director: Shane Salerno

Genres: Documentary

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    Although it is overlong, it manages to be fascinating for much of its running time. But it also disappoints on many counts, providing another example of hype outpacing actual achievement -- a syndrome that Salinger himself would probably have deplored. show more

  • 75
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    Insightful gems are unearthed throughout the flawed but engrossing Salinger,a much-anticipated documentary about the author of The Catcher in the Rye. show more

  • 75
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    Despite its considerable flaws, Salinger is a valuable and engrossing biography of the author. show more

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