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Rebel in the Rye (2017)

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The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, "The Catcher in the Rye".

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Oona O'Neill
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Dorothy Olding
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Claire Douglas
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Sol Salinger
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Miriam Salinger
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Betsy Hopper
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Giroux
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Blythe Chaucer
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Gus Lobrano
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Harold Ross
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Nigel Bench
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Rory Johnson
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The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, "The Catcher in the Rye".

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Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, language including sexual references, some violence, and smoking throughout | See all certifications »
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15 September 2017 (USA)  »

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A Vida de Um Génio  »

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$378,294, 2 November 2017
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Bio-Pics Are Mostly Dumb, This is Mostly a Snorer
24 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

First of all, the title is stupid. There was nothing particularly rebellious about Salinger. Maybe they should have called it "The Mentally Ill Man in the Rye." They just had to use the word "rye" in the title.

This was painfully dull from start to finish and it would have been more entertaining to have watched Salinger write his book than the script they used to make this movie.

Salinger the man is a lot less interesting than the book he wrote. He hid in the woods his entire adult life after he wrote one book. Get over yourself, dude. If you do want to make some sort of sense with this author's life you'd do better to watch the 2013 documentary Salinger by Shane Salerno.


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