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The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

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Synopsis

A young man's calculated reassessment of his infamous, and ultimately disastrous, childhood correspondence with an American television star. A decade after the death of the TV star, the young man, now an actor himself reminisces the written correspondence he shared with the star, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.
Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival 2018 - Special Presentations - World premiere

Details

Year
2018
Type of film
Features
Running Time
127 mins
Director
Xavier Dolan
Producer
Lyse Lafontaine, Nancy Grant, Xavier Dolan, Michael Merkt
Co-Producer
Peter Carlton, Barry Ryan
Executive Producer
Joe Iacono, Patrick Roy, Anick Poirier, Nathanaël Karmitz, Elisha Karmitz
Editor
Mathieu Denis, Xavier Dolan
Screenwriter
Xavier Dolan, Jacob Tierney
Director of Photography
André Turpin
Production Designer
Colombe Raby, Anne Pritchard
Sound
Sylvain Brassard
Music
Gabriel Yared
Principal Cast
Jacob Tremblay, Kit Harington, Susan Sarandon, Jessica Chastain, Nathalie Portman, Thandie Newton, Sarah Gadon

Genre

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Last updated 28th August 2018

Production Company

Canada, UK coproduction

Lyla Films (CA), Sons of Manual (CA), Warp Films (UK)

Warp Films
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London
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